For Immediate Release
Event: Haitian Women Call for Inclusion in International Donor Meeting
NEW YORK - As donor nations gather in New York for a major conference on
reconstruction in Haiti, Haitian women are demanding that their voices
be heard in all phases of the deliberation. To amplify their call, a
coalition of Haitian and international women’s organizations will hold a
Come hear directly from Haitian women about their
proposals for Haiti’s future and the results they want to see from the
donors’ conference and beyond.
MADRE calls for a human
rights-based approach to reconstruction. MADRE supports Haitian women’s
call for policies that reflect the needs of Haiti’s poor majority, not
the financial interests of donor countries.
March 31, 1:15pm – 3:00pm
Where: Boss Rm., 8th
Floor, Church Center | 44th Street & 1st Ave, New York, NY
read and sign an open letter to donor nations, click
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 212-627-0444.
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a flyer for this event.
MADRE is an international women's human rights organization that works in partnership with community-based women's organizations worldwide to address issues of health and reproductive rights, economic development, education, and other human rights. MADRE provides resources, training, and support to enable our sister organizations to meet concrete needs in their communities while working to shift the balance of power to promote long-term development and social justice. Since we began in 1983, MADRE has delivered nearly 25 million dollars worth of support to community-based women's organizations in Latin America, the Caribbean, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, the Balkans, and the United States. For more information about MADRE, visit our website at www.madre.org.