MADRE OWFI members celebrating their win. Taller de Vida Naiyan with chickens she raises.

MADRE, An International Women's Human Rights Org.

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MADRE's mission is to advance women's human rights by meeting urgent needs in communities and building lasting solutions to the crises women face. MADRE works towards a world in which all people enjoy the fullest range of individual and collective human rights; in which resources are shared equitably and sustainably; in which women participate effectively in all aspects of society; and in which people have a meaningful say in policies that affect their lives. MADRE's vision is enacted with an understanding of the inter-relationships between the various issues we address and by a commitment to working in partnership with women at the local, regional and international levels who ... read more

Projects (36)

Shelters for Women in Iraq
Iraq / Gender Equality
Safe Houses for Iraqi Women
Iraq / Gender Equality
Guatemala: Pigs for Women Farmers
Guatemala / Gender Equality
Support Women Farmers in Sudan
Sudan / Climate Action
Combat Sexual Violence in Haiti
Haiti / Gender Equality
Shoes for Haitian Girls
Haiti / Gender Equality
Support Indigenous Women's Radio
Peru / Gender Equality
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Project Leaders
Yifat Susskind
Yifat Susskind
Yifat Susskind, Natalia Caruso, Diana Duarte, Maya Crawford
Organization Information
121 West 27th Street
Suite 301
New York, NY 10001
United States
(212) 627-0444
Organization Information
121 West 27th Street
Suite 301
New York, NY 10001
United States
(212) 627-0444

Project Reports

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Jun 1, 2021
Kenyan Women Climate Defenders Plant 70,000 Seeds!
Thanks to your generous gift through GlobalGiving, MADRE continues to support our Kenyan partner, the Indigenous Information Network (IIN), to train Indigenous women in the production of high-quality...
May 28, 2021
Iraqi women's organization, OWFI prevails! Unjust government lawsuit would have closed its doors.
Last January, the Iraqi government filed a lawsuit to crumble the Organization of Women’s Freedom in Iraq (OWFI), a longtime MADRE partner who provides crucial protection for women escaping...
Apr 28, 2021
Honoring Red Hand Day with Taller de Vida
On February 12, 2002, the use of child soldiers in armed conflict was condemned by international law. So far, more than 150 governments have ratified this law. Despite this, armed groups across the...
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