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Have you heard the story of the healthy baby girl who was born during a MADRE women’s human rights training? No, it is not folklore. It is a real life example of a mother’s determination to provide the best for herself, her child and her community.

published: 04/29/2014
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In 2014, MADRE is continuing to advance women's human rights worldwide. Click on the docket below to learn more about the issues that MADRE and our partners are working on, and the solutions we will create.

published: 04/21/2014
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In the chaos of conflict or following a natural disaster, women are the most vulnerable to violence. Serving as providers of support for both their families and communities, women are also often the ones left attempting to rebuild their lives and their country when the dust settles.

published: 04/15/2014
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Midwives for Peace is a network of Palestinian and Israeli midwives, supported by MADRE. They work together to promote peace and protect the health of mothers in the West Bank. In February, the midwives gathered for their quarterly meeting. These gatherings...

published: 04/08/2014
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In February, MADRE Program Director Natalia Caruso and Human Rights Advocacy Coordinator Cassandra Atlas, visited our sister organization Taller de Vida in Bogota, Colombia. While there, three young girls who had escaped armed conflict in Colombia shared their vision for...

published: 03/10/2014
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In December, MADRE was thrilled to let you know that the chicken farm project you support expanded to include an additional 50 Indigenous Ixil women from the Quiche region of Guatemala! Each woman has since received chickens and materials to...

published: 02/28/2014
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On February 6, the United Nations commemorated the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), a harmful practice that endangers the health and well-being of millions of girls and young women around the world. This is a...

published: 02/24/2014
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Tarcila Rivera Zea is an inspiring activist for Indigenous Peoples' rights and President of MADRE's Peruvian sister organization CHIRAPAQ. Just this week, she sat down with Natalia Caruso, MADRE's Program Director, to discuss the future of the Sapinchikmanta (Voices for...

published: 02/13/2014
Blog Post

The Afghan President Hamid Karzai has a proposed law on his desk. It’s already been passed by the parliament, and it’s just waiting for his signature. If he does sign it, it will seal off an escape route for Afghan women facing violence.

published: 02/13/2014
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In May, we shared with you that the women of Women Farmers Unite were working hard to obtain a machine to extract oil from their sesame seed and groundnut crops. Thanks to your support, we were recently able to provide...

published: 12/17/2013
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In June, we shared an update with you about the launch of the Saquen mi cuerpo de la guerra ("Take my body out of the war") campaign, an initiative displaying photos and texts created by former child soldiers who participate...

published: 12/11/2013
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We are extremely excited to let you know that thanks to your support, MADRE and Muixil, our Guatemalan sister organization, were able to expand our chicken farming project for the second time this year! An additional 50 Indigenous Ixil women...

published: 12/02/2013

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