(WNN/PI) Santa Domingo, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: With Dominican Republic's national legislation against violence i
Powerfully built with a livid scar across one cheek, Jacques is an unlikely looking women's rights defender.
The levels of literacy in Haiti are low, but among the most vulnerable groups living in camps they are even lower.
Some 14 months after Haiti's earthquake, activists say there is an ongoing epidemic of rape and gender-based violence
Voters in Haiti go to the polls on Sunday, March 20, 2011 to elect a new president and a new Parliament.
Halya Lagunesse thought she knew despair.
Eight months after the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti, having no home is still not the hardest thing to bear.
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.
“Recovery in Haiti is one of the most complex humanitarian and development challenges in modern times.”
Nearly six months after the earthquake in Haiti, those of us involved in the UN humanitarian response are still strug
On June 30th the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) held a special policy dialogue on “The role of women in c
Hundreds of thousands of Haitian families are sleeping on the streets of Port-au-Prince.
Latin America and the Caribbean is a dangerous place for women.