Madagascar: Legal Aid Clinics Help Rural Women


Legal aid clinics are playing an important role during the the current crisis, especially for poverty-hit rural women who are under-served by the country's ailing judicial system.

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  • Madagascar:  Legal Aid Clinics Help Rural Women

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 22 December 2011

    Legal aid clinics are playing an important role during Madagascar's current political and economic crisis, especially for poverty-hit rural women who are under-served by the ... read more »

  • Madagascar:  Local Women 'Wake Up' to Their Rights

    America.gov, 3 June 2008

    Rabary is a passionate advocate for women's rights and human rights. She is the president of the nationwide non-governmental organization S.O.S. to Human Rights Victims, which was ... read more »

  • Madagascar:  Right Time, Place and Food

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 11 June 2010

    Getting hold of food and reproductive health services are probably the two most difficult things for women in rural southern Madagascar, so it makes sense for UN agencies to ... read more »

  • Madagascar:  Calls for Equality to be Written into New Constitution

    Inter Press Service, 3 July 2010

    Madagascan female activists are asking that the right of women to participate directly in politics be included in a new draft of the country's Constitution, so that there can be 30 ... read more »

  • Madagascar:  Political Crisis Harms Economic, Social Rights

    Fahamu, 29 April 2010

    The political situation in Madagascar is far from improving, after several unsuccessful attempts from national, regional and international mediators to resolve the political crisis ... read more »

  • Madagascar:  A Difficult Step for Women

    Inter Press Service, 9 October 2009

    The northern region of Diana is known for the beautiful beaches of the Nosy-Be district and the scent of fields of ylang-ylang flowers. But the political landscape of Diana is as ... read more »

  • Africa:  Aid Agency Helping Women Advance in Small Business

    America.gov, 21 July 2008

    Ten Nicaraguan women established their forestry cooperative so they could earn enough to improve their families' lives. At first, their Co-Fochinorte tree nursery struggled, and ... read more »