For Immediate Release

Organization Profile: 

Diana Duarte, Media Coordinator
Phone: +1 212 627 0444

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
public event.

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.

When: Wednesday
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 or call 212-627-0444.

here to download
a flyer for this event.


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MADRE is an international women’s human rights organization that partners with community-based women’s groups to advance women’s human rights, challenge injustice and create social change in contexts of war, conflict, disaster and their aftermath. MADRE advocates for a world in which all people enjoy individual and collective human rights; natural resources are shared equitably and sustainably; women participate effectively in all aspects of society; and all people have a meaningful say in policies that affect their lives. For more information about MADRE, visit

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