“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.
This past Saturday marked three years since Haiti was stuck by a devastating earthquake.
Haiti is the poorest country in the Americas and after the 2010 earthquake, which killed an estimated 220,000 people,
When a catastrophic earthquake struck Haiti on January 12, 2010 – killing more than 200,000 people and leaving
Gender Action's new case study, Haiti's National Housing Policy: Will it Work for Women?
Elda Vilmeney had a business selling Coca-Cola in bulk on Third Avenue in Port-au-Prince, Haiti's capital.
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
By now you may have heard about an accusation of terrible cruelty on the part of Uruguayan peacekeepers in Haiti.
"We women demand!…" sang out a hundred plus voices "…Justice for Marie!" Marie, a 2
Soroptimist International of the Americas (SIA) and Soroptimist International of Europe (SIE) have partnered to donat
The way Robert Darvin sees it, he is one of the lucky ones.
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.
Yesterday marked one half year since an earthquake flattened Port-au-Prince.
Living under tents, female survivors of the earthquake may no longer be openly mourning the tragic loss of their husb
A loose-knit coalition of 106 organizations called Femmes Citoyennes Haiti Solidaire, or Women Citizens Haiti United,
Women and gender issues were glaring in their absence from the March 31st Haiti International Donors' Conferen
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
The quake claimed the lives of Haiti's best-known feminist activists.
It is with tremendous sadness that UNIFEM learned about the deaths of several women leaders from governmental and civ
Amnesty International called on the United Nations to put in place measures for the protection of human rights and th
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
This report is the second in a series of eight reports published by Plan examining the rights of girls throughout the
In a climate of deep insecurity and escalating violence, Haitian women, the backbone of Haitian society and economy,
Haitians are witnessing the collapse of their country's nascent democracy as political violence and human rights abus
Haiti, long noted for poverty and repression, has a powerful and too-often-overlooked history of resistance.
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights has monitored the general human rights situation in Haiti for over fort
Since the massive earthquake struck Haiti on January 12th, Ambassador and Mrs.
This event presents a great opportunity for our entire community to demonstrate what widespread support there is for