“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.”
There are no Haitians in the Montreal neighborhood where Lovely lives.
When a catastrophic earthquake struck Haiti on January 12, 2010 – killing more than 200,000 people and leaving
(WNN/PI) Santa Domingo, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: With Dominican Republic's national legislation against violence i
On January 12, 2010 a 7.0-magnitude earthquake devastated Haiti's capital of Port-au-Prince, killing 230,000 people,
From March 7–9, the ABA Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI)—in cooperation with the Haitian Ministry of Jus
The number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) still in camps in Haiti after their homes were destroyed by last ye
The UN recently reported that a staggering 50 percent of Haitian women and girls living in the displacement camps in
Life after Haiti's earthquake has been especially difficult and dangerous for displaced women and girls.
Voters in Haiti go to the polls on Sunday, March 20, 2011 to elect a new president and a new Parliament.
Nearly seven years ago, the soldiers who killed Halya Lagunesse's husband gang-raped the Haitian woman and her then-1
Even before last year's earthquake, Haiti was one of the toughest places in the Western Hemisphere to be a woman.
The January 2010 earthquake devastated Haiti.
Issuing unprecedented recommendations to the Haitian government, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR
Eight months after the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti, having no home is still not the hardest thing to bear.
A small group of women in colorful shirts, jeans and skirts stand in a circle, singing and clapping.
Today, the American Bar Association unanimously passed a resolution urging the U.S.
Even after the aftershocks of the devastating Jan. 12 quake subsided, women's bodies were still trembling in Haiti.
Living under tents, female survivors of the earthquake may no longer be openly mourning the tragic loss of their husb
Thousands of women living in temporary camps around Haiti are threatened by sexual violence and have inadequate prote
Rape in wartime is a scar on modern society that must be stamped out by ending impunity and changing men's attitudes
Amnesty International called on the United Nations to put in place measures for the protection of human rights and th
Latin America and the Caribbean is a dangerous place for women.
Refugees - often forced from their homes with nothing but the clothes on their back, then confined in camps and depen
Shockingly high levels of violence against women in Haiti forced the U.N.
Guerda Benjamin from OFAT Haiti reports on how IANSA women are using a CEDAW Shadow Report to urge the government to
This report provides an assessment of the situation of discrimination and violence against women in Haiti and the cur
Haiti, long noted for poverty and repression, has a powerful and too-often-overlooked history of resistance.
THE STATES PARTIES TO THIS CONVENTION,
This event presents a great opportunity for our entire community to demonstrate what widespread support there is for
It's been a year since Haiti was hit by the devastating earthquake that crumbled structures, cut short lives, and imp
Ostensibly, my recent chat with Tamara Kreinin, executive director of Women and Population at the United Nations Foun
You can tell a great deal about a country by the way it treats its women and children.
Haitian feminist Yolette's Jeanty‘s name may not ring a bell, but her tireless work has been rightfully recogni
This past Saturday marked three years since Haiti was stuck by a devastating earthquake.
The chance for higher education, a job with a fair wage or respect in the home is not guaranteed for women in Haiti.
Blowing the Whistle on Sexual Violence.