“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 best places for women to live in Latin America and the Caribbean are Barbados and Cuba, according to a May report
The International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers, commemorated each year on 29 of May, is an occasion to salute t
Quietly and against the odds, women are stepping up the political ladder in Latin America, moving ahead of the United
A 155-strong peace-keeping contingent will flew to Haiti yesterday from the Villamor Air Base as part of the Armed Fo
International Women's Day was celebrated on March 8.
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
With President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner's win in Sunday's Argentine's election all but assured and a wom
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.
In a country where machismo is still the rule, Sandra Torres doesn't cut the demure figure of past first ladies.
Cuban president Raúl Castro Ruz chaired the political-cultural ceremony celebrating the 50th anniversary of th
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
“President Bachelet is widely acknowledged to be one of Latin America's most accomplished and popular heads of
The 11th Regional Conference on Latin American and Caribbean Women closes Friday with the approval of the "Brasi
Cuba was elected Tuesday in Brazil one of th vice presidents of the 11th session of the Regional Conference on Women
Something that gets lost in all the coverage of the Haiti earthquake is how people on the ground organize in the face
Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Oberlene Smith-Whyte, is making an impact as a United Nations peacekeeper, win
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,
Latin-American countries are important contributors within the peace operations scenario.
Haitian women have been increasingly vocal and active in social, political, and economic issues since the fall of the
Kamla Persad-Bissessar may never want the year 2010 to end.
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
Founded three years ago, the Latin American Consortium of Women's Funds consists of seven women's funds in the Latin
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.
The issues of democratic governance assumes enormous significance in the current debate on how to shape a more secure
Sponsored by the Women's Studies Program at Casa de las Américas, the International Symposium on “Women
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