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Where We Work


Our partners and projects span the globe: Nicaragua, Guatemala, Haiti, Colombia, Kenya, Palestine, Syria, Sudan and Iraq.


Our Partners

Our partners are grassroots women's groups who have joined with MADRE to build programs that meet urgent needs in their communities and create lasting solutions to the crises they confront.


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Our Projects

The projects that MADRE and our partners run together are women-led and guided by the priorities of local communities. 


Care in Crisis for Women and Girls


Syrian women and girls are suffering widespread rape and forced marriages. They face the mass displacement, starvation and armed attacks threatening millions. In partnership with grassroots Syrian women's groups, MADRE is delivering urgent aid. And we are training women to document, denounce and eventually prosecute rape as a weapon of war.

Middle East / Syria

Shelter Without Walls


Indigenous women on Nicaragua's North Atlantic coast face poverty, discrimination and violence. What’s more, these acts of violence are often met with impunity. MADRE works with a grassroots women's organization called Wangki Tangni. We work with communities to confront issues of violence and train women to document violations.

Latin America and Carribean / Nicaragua

Freedom for All


Thousands of Haitians today face violence and discrimination because of their gender identity and sexual orientation. MADRE partners with grassroots Haitian women’s and LGBT groups, including FACSDIS and SEROvie, to create safe spaces to organize and to advance new protections against violence.

Latin America and Carribean / Haiti

The Underground Railroad for Iraqi Women


Women are at severe risk of rape, sexual slavery and kidnapping. They need urgent aid, shelter and emergency relocation. With MADRE, our local partner called the Organization of Women’s Freedom in Iraq (OWFI), is there. We deliver humanitarian aid and safe passage, even to women in ISIS-controlled areas.

Middle East / Iraq

Taller de Vida

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Partner in Colombia

Taller de Vida provides critical services for displaced Afro-Colombian and Indigenous women and youth. They work with former child soldiers and youth at risk of being recruited in Colombia's decades-long war, and use art and activism to create a peaceful future.

Latin America and Carribean / Colombia

Midwives for Peace


Partner in Palestine

​Midwives for Peace is a grassroots group of Palestinian and Israeli midwives working together to ensure that childbirth is a joyous and safe experience for women despite the conflict that surrounds them. Midwives for Peace saves lives by providing critical pre-natal care and childbirth support.

Middle East / Palestine


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