“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
On Monday, the President Michel Martelly, accompanied by Me Jean Renel Sanon, the Minister of Justice and Public Secu
More than two years ago, Haiti's parliament approved a landmark amendment to the country's 1987 constitution to ensur
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), with partner Heartland Alliance International has bee
Gender Action's new case study, Haiti's National Housing Policy: Will it Work for Women?
The International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers, commemorated each year on 29 of May, is an occasion to salute t
A 155-strong peace-keeping contingent will flew to Haiti yesterday from the Villamor Air Base as part of the Armed Fo
The First Lady of the Republic, Ms Sophia Martelly, officially opened yesterday Tuesday, the National Forum on the Is
Earlier this week, through the promotion its Gender Unit, the Minustah held at the Hotel Montana, workshops with elev
The levels of literacy in Haiti are low, but among the most vulnerable groups living in camps they are even lower.
The First Lady of the Republic, Ms.
We all know that women and girls living in areas of armed conflict and disaster suffer the worst consequences of cris
"We women demand!…" sang out a hundred plus voices "…Justice for Marie!" Marie, a 2
Daniel Gérard Rouzier, the Prime Minister-designate, met last Friday with feminist activists worried about rem
Voters in Haiti go to the polls on Sunday, March 20, 2011 to elect a new president and a new Parliament.
Earlier this month, I traveled to Port-au-Prince as a part of a GFW delegation to learn about the current situation o
Prior to the January 12 earthquake, almost half of the households in Haiti were exclusively matriarchal, at least in
Something that gets lost in all the coverage of the Haiti earthquake is how people on the ground organize in the face
On June 30th the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) held a special policy dialogue on “The role of women in c
Since the January 12, 2010 earthquake in Haiti, women and girls living in the internally displaced persons (IDP) camp
A loose-knit coalition of 106 organizations called Femmes Citoyennes Haiti Solidaire, or Women Citizens Haiti United,
Haitian women have been increasingly vocal and active in social, political, and economic issues since the fall of the
The voices of Haitian women and their families were highlighted at a side event in relation to the Commission on the
Faced with enormous debt, poverty, political instability and ongoing violence, Haiti is struggling on multiple fronts
Haiti – named “the Pearl of the Antilles” by Christopher Columbus, is a country that has known only
In her role as Senior Gender Adviser, Ms.
This past Saturday marked three years since Haiti was stuck by a devastating earthquake.
The Ministry for the Status of Women and Women's Rights is not idle.
In the current Martelly-Lamothe administration (2011-2016) from 23 Ministries there are now 10 women ministers who re