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Jeriosa Madagascar

Ralibera Andriamaholy Jerisoa

HRD, President (Union)
Paramedical Union of Nurses and Midwives of Madagascar

Ralibera Andriamaholy Jerisoa is a human rights defender and President of the Paramedical Union of Nurses and Midwives of Madagascar. The union created in 2011, has been fighting for better working conditions and to promote the rights of the paramedics. Ralibera Andriamaholy Jerisoa has been at the head of the union since 2018.


HRDs working in Madagascar confront impunity in many different facets of their work, and this hinders their capacity to work for the promotion of human and environmental rights. HRDs are targeted by authorities with judicial harassment including arrest, pre-trial detention, prosecution, and trumped-up charges