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The Western Australian Government has announced that it will bypass ongoing consultations with local Indigenous landowners in Western Australia in order to compulsorily acquire a portion of their land for a new $30 billion gas processing plant.

published: 09/07/2010
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MADRE Partner Yanar Mohammed of the Organization for Women's Freedom in Iraq (OWFI) was on Democracy Now! earlier this week to discuss the withdrawal of US troops from Iraq and what that means for the Iraqi people.A note from Yanar:There...

published: 08/23/2010
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This statement was put out by Labour Party Pakistan (Karachi), National Trade Union Federation.Contact: ntufpak@gmail.com The recent floods represent the worst disaster in Pakistan's history. The country has been devastated from the Northern Areas to its Southern tip. The State,...

published: 08/23/2010
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Yesterday, we asked for your help responding to the flooding in Pakistan. We're getting new information from our friends at Shirkat Gah all the time. Here is an update on the situation.

published: 08/19/2010
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Monsoon flooding has devastated over a quarter of the land in Pakistan, including its agricultural heartland and remote mountainous areas. The Pakistani government estimates that 20 million people will be affected by this disaster, and 3.5 million children are...

published: 08/18/2010
Your Support in Action

MADRE is working with our partner in Kenya, the Indigenous Information Network (IIN), to support the Kilgoris Girls' School. Together, we are providing young girls with a safe space where they can grow and learn without fear of a forced marriage.

published: 08/18/2010
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Below is an update from Circle of Health International (COHI) about their First Annual Women's Health Summit in June. MADRE Policy & Communications Director Yifat Susskind spoke at the event (pictured below on the left-hand side).1st Summit Success!COHI's First Annual...

published: 08/10/2010
Your Support in Action

Two weeks ago, MADRE's Lisa Davis and Diana Duarte traveled to Haiti to meet with our partners from KOFAVIV. While there, they visited one of the camps where our partner organization KOFAVIV is working, distributed supplies to the women in...

published: 08/10/2010
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The following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's message for the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples."The world's Indigenous peoples have preserved a vast amount of humanity's cultural history. Indigenous Peoples speak a majority of the world's languages, and have...

published: 08/09/2010
Your Support in Action

This summer, MADRE is worked with the Carving Studio Sculpture Center in Vermont and our Peruvian partner, CHIRAPAQ, to facilitate the second half of the Sixth Stone Carving Workshop for adolescents from Indigenous communities in Ayacucho. In January of this...

published: 08/06/2010
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Join MADRE in signing on to this letter from Alliance for Global Justice: Send a letter to new President Santos!Dear Friend, In the final week of Alvaro Uribe's Colombian presidency, Colombia continues to generate a regional crisis in South America....

published: 08/04/2010

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