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Statement

MADRE is pleased to announce that, through the amazing efforts of global, regional, and national networks of the Gender Equality Architecture Reform (GEAR) Campaign, the General Assembly has agreed on its newest gender equality entity, UN Women.From today's press...

published: 07/01/2010
Statement

Tania isn't her real name. I can't use it or show her picture without putting her life in danger from the Colombian armed forces who tried to recruit her as a child soldier. ...

published: 06/29/2010
Human Rights Report

The request for precautionary measures against the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights was compiled by MADRE, KOFAVIV, FAVILEK, KONAMAVID, and other affiliates on behalf of Haitian women who were victims or were under threat of sexual violence in camps for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) after the 2010 earthquake.

published: 06/23/2010
Statement

SOA Watch is a nonviolent grassroots movement that works:to stand in solidarity with the people of Latin America, to close the U.S. Army School of the Americas (SOA, now renamed the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation or WHINSECto change...

published: 06/18/2010
Statement

On June 26 and 27, as the G20 meets in Toronto, progressive organizations will be holding alternative summits, themed days of resistance and days of action. The meetings will offer the public involvement in discussions on poverty, human rights and...

published: 06/18/2010
Article

MADRE is seeking an experienced, passionate, highly organized professional to serve as our Website and Online Membership Coordinator. Responsibilities: Online Membership and Donations ProcessingManage online donations and communications with online donorsProcess and disburse monthly...

published: 06/16/2010
Statement

Statement on the Millennium Development Goals, Women and Indigenous Peoples 2010 Acknowledging that United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples adopted on 13 September 2007 by the General Assembly affirms that we, as indigenous peoples, have the...

published: 06/15/2010
Statement

On June 9, 2010, MADRE lent a hand to Nicaraguan women's rights activist Azahalea Solis Roman, who testified before the UN Human Rights Council against her country's ban on therapeutic abortions. Her testimony is below. 1.- Introduction The...

published: 06/10/2010
Statement

Where: All Souls Unitarian Church, 1157 Lexington Avenue between 79th and 80th Sts., New York CityWhen: 7 pm Wednesday, June 9Ann Wright, retired US Army Colonel and former U.S. diplomat, and outspoken anti-war activist will talk about...

published: 06/08/2010
Statement

An Exhibit of Photos and Drawings by Former Child Soldiers in Colombia and Uganda Please join us!When:Wednesday, July 21, 20106:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.Where: The Salt Space1160 Broadway at 27th St.Fifth FloorNew York, NY 10001(map)Wine and refreshments will be served...

published: 06/01/2010
Statement

MADRE is seeking an experienced, passionate, highly organized development professional to serve as our Development Coordinator. Responsibilities: Work with Executive Director to implement organizational fundraising strategyCoordinate and further develop Major Donors Program; generate communications with ...

published: 05/26/2010
Statement

The situation in Afghanistan is extremely dangerous for women, and the ones who speak up for their rights are in the greatest danger of all.In fact, at the very moment I write this, 39-year-old Ranna Tareen, director of Kandahar's Women's...

published: 05/26/2010

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