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Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, a member of MADRE's Network of Experts, presented this at the Thematic Session on Mining during the Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD) at the UN. CSD18 Review Session, Interactive Panel: Thematic Session on Mining6 May 2010UN Headquarters,...

published: 05/06/2010
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MADRE partner Lucy Mulenkei, Executive Director of the Indigenous Information Network (IIN), is participating at the Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD) meeting this week and next at the UN. This letter is a response to the Thematic Cluster on Waste...

published: 05/06/2010
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We know that women and girls around the world face violence and discrimination daily. We also know that CEDAW, the Women's Treaty, helps women and girls to go to school, to own and inherit property, to take part in public...

published: 05/05/2010
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MADRE partner Lucy Mulenkei, Executive Director of the Indigenous Information Network (IIN), is participating at the Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD) meeting this week and next at the UN. This letter is a response to the Thematic...

published: 05/05/2010
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Join us at a CodePink Mother's Day Weekend Picnic for Peace in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, May 8th. CodePink: Women for Peace is organizing a powerful women's gathering to bring the message of peace and disarmament to the annual military...

published: 05/03/2010
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MADRE is celebrating the important work being done within our network of supporters and sister organizations by sharing stories of inspired activism and giving that will make a lasting impact on women's human rights. Our Legacy of Hope series gives...

published: 04/29/2010
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Targeting: Major General Gerardo Christian Chaumont (UN Pol, MINUSTAH), Edmond Mulet (UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General), Yukio Takasu (President UN Security Council), Force Commander Major General Luiz Paul Cruz (MINUSTAH), Rashida Manjoo (UN Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women)...

published: 04/26/2010
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A declaration on Climate Change. The Declaration is an open document that is expected to evolve in the coming years. MADRE and our partner, the International Indigenous Women's Forum, signed on to the statement put out in October 2009. We,...

published: 04/22/2010
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This month, MADRE published Stories of our Sisters 2010, our Spring/Summer Newsletter. Read the letter from Executive Director Vivian Stromberg below and check out the newsletter online. If you would like us to send you a print copy, please call...

published: 04/22/2010
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Last week, MADRE joined hundreds of organizations from the US and around the world in calling on Representative Nita Lowey and Senator Patrick Leahy to take action to prohibit the future imposition of the dangerous Global Gag Rule on health and family planning providers working overseas.

published: 04/20/2010
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Join MADRE and the International Indigenous Women's Forum (IIWF/FIMI) for an evening celebrating Elsa Stamatopoulou, a human rights advocate committed to the struggles of Indigenous Peoples and a tireless activist for women's rights.Elsa - our friend, our sisterWhen:Wednesday, April...

published: 04/19/2010
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Every day, we hear women's stories of the threats they face, of the violence they confront, of the obstacles to health and happiness that an unjust world throws before them. On Mother's Day, we want to celebrate the many mothers...

published: 04/15/2010
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April 7 is World Health Day. Health is not only the absence of disease or infirmity, but also a state of physical, mental and social well-being. The strongest determinants of health are the social, political and economic forces in our...

published: 04/07/2010

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