Yifat Susskind
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Yifat Susskind, MADRE\'s Communications Director, worked for several years as part of a joint Israeli-Palestinian human rights organization in Jerusalem before joining MADRE. She has written extensively on US foreign policy and women\'s human rights; her critical analysis has appeared in online and print publications such as TomPaine.com, Foreign Policy in Focus, AlterNet and The W Effect: Bush\'s War on Women, published by the Feminist Press in 2004. In March 2007, she was the primary author of the MADRE report "Promising Democracy, Imposing Theocracy: Gender-Based Violence and the US War on Iraq," which was widely circulated and commented upon in the media.  She previously contributed a chapter to the Rutger\'s Encyclopedia on Women, and she is the author of a chapter entitled "Indigenous Women\'s Anti-Violence Strategies" in the forthcoming book Violence and Gender in the Globalized World: The Intimate and the Extimate, also published by Rutgers.  Ms. Susskind has been featured as a commentator on CNN, National Public Radio, and BBC Radio.



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