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MADRE In 1983, following an invitation from Nicaraguan women, a group of United States women witnessed the U.S.-sponsored violence in Nicaragua. The U.S. group formed MADRE as an organization run by women, informed in int... In 1983, following an invitation from Nicaraguan women, a group of United States women witnessed the U.S.-sponsored violence in Nicaragua. The U.S. group formed MADRE as an organization run by women, informed in international human rights issues, and dedicated to exposing unjust aspects of U.S. foreign policy. MADRE aligns with sister organizations globally to create programs and influence policy internationally. Women and Social Movements International includes a sampling of MADRE publications. Show more Show less 1983 5 4
Medical Women's International Association Founded in 1919 at a congress held in New York, the Medical Women's International Association (MWIA) represents women doctors from around the globe as a non-political, non-sectarian, and non-profit nongovernmental o... Founded in 1919 at a congress held in New York, the Medical Women's International Association (MWIA) represents women doctors from around the globe as a non-political, non-sectarian, and non-profit nongovernmental organization (NGO). The first president was Dr. Esther P. Lovejoy. Today, the MWIA works with United Nations bodies, such as the World Health Organization and UNICEF. Women and Social Movements International features documents about Lovejoy, the MWIA, and selected congresses. Show more Show less 1919 6 3