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  1. Our Bodies Are Trembling: Haitian Women Continue to Fight Against Rape

    NEW YORK - January 10 - Today, MADRE, the Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti (IJDH), the Bureau des Avoca

    Saturday, January 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 128
  2. INTERNATIONAL/USA: A Vote to Help Women Around the World

    Two weeks ago, Natalie sat across from me in a crowded camp of displaced earthquake survivors in Port-au-Prince, wrap

    Thursday, December 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 708
  3. Haiti: Breaking the cycle of violence: A last chance for Haiti?

    This report documents Amnesty International's concerns about human rights abuses in Haiti after the departure of form

    Tuesday, November 16, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 048
  4. CARIBBEAN: Region Joins UN Campaign to End Violence Against Women

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today encouraged everyone in the Caribbean to get involved in the quest to end violence

    Monday, October 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 329
  5. HAITI: UN Launches Anti-Rape Campaign in Haiti

    The United Nations is launching a campaign to combat the rape of Haitian earthquake victims living in camps for the h

    Monday, September 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 106
  6. HAITI: The Plight of Haiti's Women Eight Months After the Earthquake Life in Camps is Rife with Sexual Violence

    Eight months after the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti, having no home is still not the hardest thing to bear.

    Wednesday, September 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 061
  7. HAITI: Women Fight Sexual Violence

    A small group of women in colorful shirts, jeans and skirts stand in a circle, singing and clapping.

    Wednesday, August 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 838
  8. HAITI: Haitian Women Live in Fear of Rape in Post-quake Camps

    Some are ambushed as they return from washing themselves or in their flimsy tents in the middle of the night, others

    Thursday, August 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 914
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  11. HAITI: Haitian Women's Organizations Make Their Voices Heard at UN Meeting

    On our first day in Haiti, grassroots women's organizations -- including our sister organization KOFAVIV -- stood up

    Wednesday, July 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 693
  12. HAITI: Rape a Part of Daily Life for Women in Haitian Relief Camps (Ms. Magazine blog)

    Even after the aftershocks of the devastating Jan. 12 quake subsided, women's bodies were still trembling in Haiti.

    Wednesday, July 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 747
  13. HAITI: Our Bodies Are Still Trembling: Haitian Women's Fight Against Rape

    More than six months after Port-au-Prince was leveled by the January 12 earthquake, hundreds of thousands of displace

    Tuesday, July 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 657
  14. HAITI: MADRE to Present Findings on Rapes in Camps to Officials in Haiti

    Today, MADRE staff members begin a three-day fact-finding mission to Haiti, gathering evidence on post-disaster viola

    Tuesday, July 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 679
  15. HAITI: Haiti Six Months Later: Still Suffering

    “Recovery in Haiti is one of the most complex humanitarian and development challenges in modern times.”

    Wednesday, July 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 695
  16. HAITI: Rape in the Camps: Lacking Security, Women Organize to Protect Themselves

    Something that gets lost in all the coverage of the Haiti earthquake is how people on the ground organize in the face

    Wednesday, July 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 543
  17. HAITI: Violence Against Women in Haiti

    Trans Africa Forum composed of Digital Democracy, MADRE, Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti, University of

    Tuesday, July 13, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 678
  18. HAITI: Haiti's Women 6 Months Later: Getting Back to Work

    Nearly six months after the earthquake in Haiti, those of us involved in the UN humanitarian response are still strug

    Monday, July 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 509
  19. HAITI: Six Months On, Women Continue their Daily Struggle for Survival

    Living under tents, female survivors of the earthquake may no longer be openly mourning the tragic loss of their husb

    Monday, July 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 510
  20. HAITI: Ending Sexual Violence in Haiti Requires Women's Participation

    On June 30th the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) held a special policy dialogue on “The role of women in c

    Thursday, July 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 416
  21. HAITI: After Haiti's Quake, Another Form of Horror

    “Sexual Assaults Add to Miseries of Haiti's Ruins” (front page, June 24) was timely.

    Thursday, July 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 423
  22. Our Bodies Are Still Trembling: Haitian Women's Fight Against Rape

    Since the January 12, 2010 earthquake in Haiti, women and girls living in the internally displaced persons (IDP) camp

    Thursday, July 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 823
  23. HAITI: Making Haiti Safe for Women Through the Light of a Lamp

    Five months after the earthquake, security in Haiti's refugee camps remains dire.

    Wednesday, June 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 330
  24. HAITI: Sexual Assaults Add to Miseries of Haiti's Ruins

    The 22-year-old woman, wearing a gauzy blue dress that she had changed into after her release, spoke in a whispery vo

    Wednesday, June 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 334
  25. HAITI: UVa Law Clinic Turns Attention to Haitian Rape Victims

    On a quest to find a new project for the University of Virginia School of Law's International Human Rights Clinic, cl

    Sunday, June 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 298
  26. HAITI: Basics for Haiti

    The list of what needs to be fixed in Haiti is distressingly long, and progress has been frustratingly slow.

    Friday, June 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 322
  27. HAITI: Restoring Shelter from Violence

    UNIFEM programmes in Haiti to assist survivors of gender-based violence received a boost from a recent

    Friday, June 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 194
  28. HAITI: Haiti's Emergency Response Must Include Protection from Sexual Violence

    Thousands of women living in temporary camps around Haiti are threatened by sexual violence and have inadequate prote

    Thursday, March 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 886
  29. INTERNATIONAL: First UN Envoy for Sexual Violence in War Says Rape Must Stop

    Rape in wartime is a scar on modern society that must be stamped out by ending impunity and changing men's attitudes

    Wednesday, March 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 798
  30. HAITI: Building Back Better: A New Future for Haiti's Women

    Hundreds of thousands of Haitian families are sleeping on the streets of Port-au-Prince.

    Monday, March 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 424
  31. Protection of Human Rights Must Accompany Relief Efforts in Haiti

    Amnesty International called on the United Nations to put in place measures for the protection of human rights and th

    Friday, January 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 500