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  1. HAITI: Haitian Rape Survivors Begin New Lives in Canada and the US

    There are no Haitians in the Montreal neighborhood where Lovely lives.

    Tuesday, July 1, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 416
  2. HAITI: Haiti PM Seeks Legislation to Protect Privacy of Rape Victims

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - On Tuesday, Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe said he would be supporting the draf

    Wednesday, September 18, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 067
  3. Latin American and Caribbean Consultations on CSW57 in San Salvador: Opening Statement by Lakshmi Puri

    Opening Statement by Lakshmi Puri, Deputy Executive Director, UN Women, 11 February 2013 in San Salvador, El Salvador

    Monday, February 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 800
  4. LATIN AMERICA: Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Against Women is Widespread in 12 Latin American Countries

    A new report published by the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) in collaboration

    Thursday, January 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 742
  5. HAITI: Haiti, Three Years After the Earthquake: Empowering Women

    When a catastrophic earthquake struck Haiti on January 12, 2010 – killing more than 200,000 people and leaving

    Saturday, January 12, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 725
  6. HAITI: When 911 Isn't There: Inside Haiti's Rape Crisis Hotline

    It is hard for most foreigners to understand the poor state of Haiti's infrastructure.

    Thursday, July 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 280
  7. HAITI: Haitian Gender Specialists to be Trained by UWI

    As Haiti continues to rebuild itself from the 2010 earthquake that left it in ruins, the University of the West Indie

    Monday, July 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 279
  8. DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Advocacy for Women Under Domestic Violence Must Work From 'Ground Up'

    (WNN/PI) Santa Domingo, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: With Dominican Republic's national legislation against violence i

    Thursday, July 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 304
  9. Haiti: Combating Gender-Based Violence in Haiti's Displacement Camps

    On January 12, 2010 a 7.0-magnitude earthquake devastated Haiti's capital of Port-au-Prince, killing 230,000 people,

    Monday, June 4, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 602
  10. CARIBBEAN: OAS and Chile Cooperate to Combat Violence Against Women in the Eastern Caribbean

    The Organization of American States (OAS) and the government of Chile have signed a letter of intent to strengthen ca

    Wednesday, May 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 043
  11. HAITI: Haitian Justice Sector Operators Trained to Combat Sexual and Gander Based Violence

    From March 7–9, the ABA Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI)—in cooperation with the Haitian Ministry of Jus

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 004
  12. JAMAICA: Forbes: Women in Jamaica

    International Women's Day was celebrated on March 8.

    Monday, March 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 903
  13. HAITI: Sophia Martelly Opened the National Forum of Haitian Women

    The First Lady of the Republic, Ms Sophia Martelly, officially opened yesterday Tuesday, the National Forum on the Is

    Wednesday, March 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 901
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  17. HAITI: Struggling to Survive, Sexual Exploitation of Displaced Women and Girls

    January 12, 2012—New York, NY—Two years after an earthquake devastated Haiti, a report detailing the impa

    Thursday, January 12, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 561
  18. Haiti: Men Supporting Women's Rights

    Powerfully built with a livid scar across one cheek, Jacques is an unlikely looking women's rights defender.

    Sunday, November 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 501
  19. HAITI: Film: Haiti's Rape Survivors

    More than 18 months since the earthquake struck Haiti in January 2010, women and girls living in makeshift camps rema

    Wednesday, November 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 401
  20. HAITI: Haitian Women Learn to Read, Write and Speak Out

    The levels of literacy in Haiti are low, but among the most vulnerable groups living in camps they are even lower.

    Wednesday, October 5, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 276
  21. HAITI: Haitian camp populations decline, but residents still in need – UN official

    The number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) still in camps in Haiti after their homes were destroyed by last ye

    Monday, October 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 271
  22. BAHAMAS: Becoming more aware of violence against women

    Securing justice for women faced with violence was the focus of a seminar held by The Organization of Americans State

    Friday, September 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 265
  23. HAITI: Only Emergency Response System Dedicated to Rape and Sexual Violence in Haiti Launches

    In one year since CGI commitment, Digital Democracy has trained 150 women and built a database documenting over 400 c

    Wednesday, September 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 248
  24. HAITI: The Debating Chamber - Haiti: Now is The Time to Work on Gender Issues

    We all know that women and girls living in areas of armed conflict and disaster suffer the worst consequences of cris

    Monday, August 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 151
  25. INTERNATIONAL: Limit Arms Exports to Reduce Violence Against Women

    The availability of small arms increases sexual violence against women.

    Thursday, July 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 086
  26. INTERNATIONAL/IRAQ: The Word on Women - The Other Tahrir Square

    Last week, a group of twenty-five women who were demonstrating for peace and democracy in Baghdad's Tahrir Square

    Thursday, June 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 988
  27. HAITI: Haiti's Forgotten Rape Victims

    Wednesday, June 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 875
  28. HAITI: Open Source Database Helps Combat Sexual Violence in Haiti

    The UN recently reported that a staggering 50 percent of Haitian women and girls living in the displacement camps in

    Tuesday, April 5, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 553
  29. HAITI: An Epidemic of Rape for Haiti's Displaced

    Life after Haiti's earthquake has been especially difficult and dangerous for displaced women and girls.

    Sunday, April 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 532
  30. HAITI: Women Turn Spotlight on Haiti's Silent Rape Epidemic

    Some 14 months after Haiti's earthquake, activists say there is an ongoing epidemic of rape and gender-based violence

    Tuesday, March 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 479
  31. HAITI: Women Key to Haitian Rebuilding

    Voters in Haiti go to the polls on Sunday, March 20, 2011 to elect a new president and a new Parliament.

    Monday, March 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 361
  32. HAITI: Rape Flourishes in Haiti

    Nearly seven years ago, the soldiers who killed Halya Lagunesse's husband gang-raped the Haitian woman and her then-1

    Sunday, February 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 316
  33. HAITI: Rape Flourishes in Rubble of Haitian Earthquake

    Halya Lagunesse thought she knew despair.

    Friday, February 4, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 161
  34. HAITI: Small Measures Can Improve the Lives of Haitian Women

    Even before last year's earthquake, Haiti was one of the toughest places in the Western Hemisphere to be a woman.

    Sunday, January 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 060
  35. HAITI: Protect Haitian Women And Children From Sexual Violence – School Girl

    Ms Alexandra Cohen, an eighth grader from Montreal, Canada has made a passionate plea for effective measures to prote

    Thursday, January 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 006
  36. HAITI: Make Haiti Safe for girls

    Much Gazette coverage has been given this year to the devastation in Haiti following the earthquake, including most r

    Thursday, January 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 012
  37. HAITI: Haiti Women Vulnerable with Rape on the Rise

    PORT-AU-PRINCE - First, Maria Sonia Salon, 56, lost her husband to the earthquake one year ago that leveled much of h

    Tuesday, January 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 978
  38. HAITI: Rape Crisis for Haitian Women: Report

    A year after what little they had was shattered and torn, the women of Haiti are struggling against a new crisis &mda

    Friday, January 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 928
  39. HAITI: Sex Violence Against Haiti's Women on Rise

    Women and girls living in makeshift camps are at increased risk of rape and sexual violence in the aftermath of Haiti

    Thursday, January 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 904
  40. HAITI: Sexual Violence against Women Increasing

    Women and girls living in Haiti's makeshift camps face an increasing risk of rape and sexual violence, Amnesty Intern

    Thursday, January 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 926
  41. HAITI: Women Wonder if They'll Ever Feel Safe Again

    PORT-AU-PRINCE/NEW YORK, Jan 6, 2011 (IPS) - Up a rubble-strewn street, turn right past a crumbled house, and 60 men

    Thursday, January 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 941
  42. Aftershocks: Women Speak out Against Sexual Violence in Haiti's Camps

    The January 2010 earthquake devastated Haiti.

    Thursday, January 6, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 124
  43. Inter-American Human Rights Commission Recommendations for Haitian Government to Address Wave of Sexual Violence in Displacement Camps

    Issuing unprecedented recommendations to the Haitian government, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR

    Tuesday, January 4, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 116
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. 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

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