J.M. Kirby, Esq. is director of campaigns for the human rights group MADRE, where she provides strategic advocacy services and support for grassroots women’s organizations in Latin America and the Middle East. Before joining MADRE as staff, Kirby dedicated her time to human rights advocacy in support of communities fighting for social and economic justice in the U.S., and consulted for domestic and international organizations focused on gender justice. She has represented gender, racial and economic justice causes in local, national and international policy settings.
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Thursday, March 08, 2018
Afro-Colombian Women Mobilize for Justice and Healing on International Women’s Day
Tumaco – Afro-descendant women’s organizations in Colombia are marking International Women’s Day by highlighting Black women’s role in peacebuilding and calling for reparations for conflict-related gender-based violence and other human rights violations. As members of communities that have long...