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In its bid to maintain its occupation of Gaza and the West Bank, the Israeli government has launched a new offensive, this one against its own citizens. A bill that is currently before the Knesset would allow..

published: 07/28/2010
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Ghalia, like so many mothers in Gaza, struggles every day to find clean water for herself and her children. And she worries every day about her children becoming sick or even dying from the filthy water they are sometimes forced to drink.

published: 07/28/2010
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMADRE: Rights, Resources, and Results for Women WorldwideContact: Diana Duarte, Media Coordinator (Haiti), media@madre.org, 917-477-3977Yifat Susskind, Policy and Communications Director (New York), 212-627-0444MADRE to Present Findings on Rapes in Camps to Officials in HaitiTuesday, July 27, 2010-Port-au-Prince, Haiti...

published: 07/27/2010
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Six months after Haiti's devastating earthquake, participants will share with members of the CBC their perspectives on how U.S. policy can best advance Haitian efforts to strengthen housing, agriculture, justice, health, gender equality and overall reconstruction initiatives in post-earthquake Haiti.

published: 07/21/2010
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The Water Crisis in GazaSince 1967, the Gaza Strip has been under Israeli military occupation. As a result, Palestinians in Gaza have endured many harmful policies, including the denial of their rightful share of water and restrictions on developing water...

published: 07/20/2010
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Join us on Wednesday, July 21 for Born into War: An Exhibit of Photos and Paintings by Former Child Soldiers in Colombia and Uganda. When:Wednesday, July 21, 20106:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.Where: The Salt Space1160 Broadway at 27th...

published: 07/15/2010
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Jewish Voice for Peace-New York Presents Bil'in Habibti (Bil'in My Love), the 2005 movie by Israeli Shai Pollack about the joint Palestinian-Israeli struggle against the Wall in Bil'in.

published: 07/14/2010
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The blockade of goods to Gaza imposed by the Israeli government has had crippling effect on Palestinians, severely impacting the flow of essential supplies including food, medicine and water. Restricting supplies has led to critical decline in the water supply....

published: 07/14/2010
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MADRE's partner organization, the International Indigenous Women's Forum (IIWF/FIMI) is in Brazil to participate in the Economic Commission for Latin America's (ECLAC) eleventh session of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean. The theme of the...

published: 07/14/2010
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(previously posted as Development Assistant)MADRE is an international women's human rights organization that works in partnership with community-based women's organization worldwide to address issues of economic and environmental justice, women's health, violence against women, and peace building. Since its inception...

published: 07/13/2010
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Violence Against Women in Haiti

Prepared for Congressional Briefing Hosted by TransAfrica ForumHaiti Six Months Later: Reports from the Ground Epidemic of Rapes Against Women and Girls in Haiti's IDP CampsIn the wake of the January 12, 2010 earthquake in...

published: 07/13/2010
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For over 40 years, Colombians have endured an armed conflict over their country's highly concentrated sources of natural wealth, especially land. Instead of battling one another directly, Colombia's armed groups usually attack civilians suspected of siding with their enemy. The...

published: 07/09/2010
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All sides in Colombia's armed conflict exploit children as soldiers. Some are as young as eight years old. These children are virtual slaves, often sexually abused and forced to commit violence--even murder--so that their childhood and humanity are destroyed.The Colombian...

published: 07/07/2010

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