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  1. HAITI: The Women of Haiti Still in Rubble

    Yesterday marked one half year since an earthquake flattened Port-au-Prince.

    Wednesday, July 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 537
  2. HAITI: Rape in the Camps: Lacking Security, Women Organize to Protect Themselves

    Something that gets lost in all the coverage of the Haiti earthquake is how people on the ground organize in the face

    Wednesday, July 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 543
  3. HAITI: Haiti's Women 6 Months Later: Getting Back to Work

    Nearly six months after the earthquake in Haiti, those of us involved in the UN humanitarian response are still strug

    Monday, July 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 509
  4. HAITI: Six Months On, Women Continue their Daily Struggle for Survival

    Living under tents, female survivors of the earthquake may no longer be openly mourning the tragic loss of their husb

    Monday, July 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 510
  5. HAITI: Out of the Ruins, a New Role for Haitian Women

    Cendra Guillaume walks into the dusty depot of manly machines, passes fellow female workers, and steps into the front

    Wednesday, July 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 452
  6. JAMAICA: Jamaican Makes Her Mark as UN Peacekeeper

    Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Oberlene Smith-Whyte, is making an impact as a United Nations peacekeeper, win

    Wednesday, July 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 496
  7. HAITI: Ending Sexual Violence in Haiti Requires Women's Participation

    On June 30th the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) held a special policy dialogue on “The role of women in c

    Thursday, July 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 416
  8. HAITI: After Haiti's Quake, Another Form of Horror

    “Sexual Assaults Add to Miseries of Haiti's Ruins” (front page, June 24) was timely.

    Thursday, July 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 423
  9. HAITI: Making Haiti Safe for Women Through the Light of a Lamp

    Five months after the earthquake, security in Haiti's refugee camps remains dire.

    Wednesday, June 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 330
  10. HAITI: Sexual Assaults Add to Miseries of Haiti's Ruins

    The 22-year-old woman, wearing a gauzy blue dress that she had changed into after her release, spoke in a whispery vo

    Wednesday, June 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 334
  11. HAITI: UVa Law Clinic Turns Attention to Haitian Rape Victims

    On a quest to find a new project for the University of Virginia School of Law's International Human Rights Clinic, cl

    Sunday, June 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 298
  12. HAITI: Basics for Haiti

    The list of what needs to be fixed in Haiti is distressingly long, and progress has been frustratingly slow.

    Friday, June 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 322
  13. HAITI: Haitian Women Regroup, Rebuild

    A loose-knit coalition of 106 organizations called Femmes Citoyennes Haiti Solidaire, or Women Citizens Haiti United,

    Saturday, June 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 254
  14. HAITI: Restoring Shelter from Violence

    UNIFEM programmes in Haiti to assist survivors of gender-based violence received a boost from a recent

    Friday, June 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 194
  15. HAITI: Female Contingent

    Bangladesh's first female contingent to be deployed to an UN peacekeeping mission arrived today (1 June) in quake-rav

    Tuesday, June 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 169
  16. HAITI: When Disaster Strikes, Women Bear the Brunt of it

    IT'S normal, an aid worker told her, not to menstruate after suffering severe trauma such as enduring an earthquake.

    Sunday, May 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 049
  17. HAITI: Broadcasting Women's Voices in Haiti's Reconstruction: Women's Community Radio

    Haitian women have been increasingly vocal and active in social, political, and economic issues since the fall of the

    Thursday, April 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 019
  18. TRINIDAD: History Beckons in Trinidad's Snap Election

    Kamla Persad-Bissessar may never want the year 2010 to end.

    Wednesday, April 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 020
  19. LATIN AMERICA: Equality for Women - "The Core of the Problem is Care"

    "Women help to reduce poverty and raise family incomes, but they pay too high a price for it, because in every c

    Monday, April 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 922
  20. HAITI: Where Are the Women in Reconstruction?

    Women and gender issues were glaring in their absence from the March 31st Haiti International Donors' Conference he
    Wednesday, April 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 892
  21. HAITI: Women Demand Role in Reconstruction

    Women's civil society groups were noticeable by their absence from the

    Thursday, April 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 018
  22. HAITI: Haiti's Emergency Response Must Include Protection from Sexual Violence

    Thousands of women living in temporary camps around Haiti are threatened by sexual violence and have inadequate prote

    Thursday, March 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 886
  23. INTERNATIONAL: First UN Envoy for Sexual Violence in War Says Rape Must Stop

    Rape in wartime is a scar on modern society that must be stamped out by ending impunity and changing men's attitudes

    Wednesday, March 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 798
  24. INTERNATIONAL: Women and Girls are Key to Security

    What do women fishing, school building and better farming skills have to do with U.S. national security?

    Monday, March 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 690
  25. HAITI: Building Back Better: A New Future for Haiti's Women

    Hundreds of thousands of Haitian families are sleeping on the streets of Port-au-Prince.

    Monday, March 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 424
  26. HAITI: Voices of Haitian Women Highlighted

    The voices of Haitian women and their families were highlighted at a side event in relation to the Commission on the

    Wednesday, March 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 197
  27. "Haiti's Women Rise from the Rubble"

    The quake claimed the lives of Haiti's best-known feminist activists.

    Friday, February 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 558
  28. UNIFEM Mourns the Deaths of Women's Rights Activists in Haiti

    It is with tremendous sadness that UNIFEM learned about the deaths of several women leaders from governmental and civ

    Thursday, January 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 486
  29. Protection of Human Rights Must Accompany Relief Efforts in Haiti

    Amnesty International called on the United Nations to put in place measures for the protection of human rights and th

    Friday, January 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 500
  30. LATIN AMERICA: Gender-based Violence Represents Threat to Human Security

    Latin America and the Caribbean is a dangerous place for women.

    Monday, November 23, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 522
  31. HAITI: Haitian Women: Pillars of the Economy, and of Resistance

    Faced with enormous debt, poverty, political instability and ongoing violence, Haiti is struggling on multiple fronts

    Friday, October 9, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 895
  32. HAITI: Women "More Protected" to Report Sexual Violence

    Shockingly high levels of violence against women in Haiti forced the U.N.

    Wednesday, July 22, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 952
  33. CARIBBEAN: Power of Young Women Leaders Evident in the Caribbean YWCAs

    Young. Beautiful. Powerful.

    Monday, May 25, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 964
  34. CARIBBEAN: Women and Guns

    Miles away from the red zone, surrounded by the vibrant green of Ortinola, Maracas, women from 17 countries hosted a

    Sunday, April 19, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 976
  35. HAITI: CEDAW Shadow Report Highlights Gun Violence

    Guerda Benjamin from OFAT Haiti reports on how IANSA women are using a CEDAW Shadow Report to urge the government to

    Wednesday, April 15, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 978
  36. LATIN AMERICA/CARIBBEAN: Abortion in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Latin America is home to some of the most restrictive abortion laws in the world and women's organizations have fough

    Tuesday, February 3, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 986
  37. LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN: Working Together to Raise Money for Women's Rights

    Founded three years ago, the Latin American Consortium of Women's Funds consists of seven women's funds in the Latin

    Friday, January 23, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 987

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