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MADRE joins many in mourning the death of Juliano Mer-Khamis, an activist who used theater to promote peace and human rights in Palestine and Israel. He co-founded and directed the Freedom Theater of Jenin, reaching out to the young generation...

published: 04/08/2011
Press Release

Today, MADRE signed this letter to President Obama, asking him to veto the Clean Air Act rollbacks. You can sign the letter by clicking here. Dear Mr. President, The Clean Air Act provides powerful, cost-effective, and proven tools to...

published: 04/07/2011
Press Release

MADRE has signed on to this letter to the United Nations from feminist and human rights networks and organizations.Ms. Navi Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms. Margaret Sekaggya, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders, Ms. Rashida...

published: 04/07/2011
Press Release

Last week, La Belle Vie Salon & Spa in Montclair, NJ celebrated their two-year anniversary. To celebrate, Nonna Pekarev, owner of La Belle Vie Salon & Spa, honored us with a fabulous raffle and donated the proceeds to MADRE. She...

published: 04/04/2011
Statement

This petition, calling for the Turkish government to take action and save Iman al-Obeidi, the Libyan woman dragged away after reporting her rape by Qaddafi security forces to foreign journalists, comes to us from Avaaz.org.Last Saturday, a young woman lawyer...

published: 04/04/2011
Your Support in Action

In the North Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua, Indigenous Peoples often live without health or sanitation services, a result of government neglect and marginalization. This has left people facing life-threatening risks. We have heard women in the communities of our partner...

published: 03/25/2011
Statement

For 100 years, women worldwide have demonstrated for their rights every March 8. In honor of this 100th International Women's Day, through the month of March, MADRE is mobilizing 100 people to each give $100 to help secure the rights...

published: 03/08/2011
Article

MADRE staff recently traveled to Guatemala to meet with our sister organizations, and we'd like to give you the chance to relive the trip! Some of you became a "virtual delegate" and received updates from Guatemala. If you would like...

published: 03/07/2011
Your Support in Action

For the second Friday in a row, thousands of people took to the streets in Baghdad, Basra and other cities across Iraq. Despite a ban on vehicles in Baghdad, many walked for hours to join the protests...

published: 03/04/2011
Your Support in Action

We just received the following update from Yanar Mohammed, the director of our partner organization in Iraq, about the spread of demonstrations into Iraqi cities.

published: 03/03/2011

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