“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.”
This past Saturday marked three years since Haiti was stuck by a devastating earthquake.
It's been four years since Port-au-Prince collapsed, and Haiti's women are still working through the damage—bot
Gender Action's new case study, Haiti's National Housing Policy: Will it Work for Women?
(WNN/PI) Santa Domingo, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: With Dominican Republic's national legislation against violence i
Elda Vilmeney had a business selling Coca-Cola in bulk on Third Avenue in Port-au-Prince, Haiti's capital.
The International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers, commemorated each year on 29 of May, is an occasion to salute t
A 155-strong peace-keeping contingent will flew to Haiti yesterday from the Villamor Air Base as part of the Armed Fo
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.
The head of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) says Latin America and the Caribbean region remains the m
Soroptimist International of the Americas (SIA) and Soroptimist International of Europe (SIE) have partnered to donat
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.
In Haiti, one year after its devastating earthquake, UN Women is working side by side with national counterparts to s
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.
Earlier this month, I traveled to Port-au-Prince as a part of a GFW delegation to learn about the current situation o
Prior to the January 12 earthquake, almost half of the households in Haiti were exclusively matriarchal, at least in
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
Cendra Guillaume walks into the dusty depot of manly machines, passes fellow female workers, and steps into the front
On June 30th the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) held a special policy dialogue on “The role of women in c
A loose-knit coalition of 106 organizations called Femmes Citoyennes Haiti Solidaire, or Women Citizens Haiti United,
IT'S normal, an aid worker told her, not to menstruate after suffering severe trauma such as enduring an earthquake.
Hundreds of thousands of Haitian families are sleeping on the streets of Port-au-Prince.
The voices of Haitian women and their families were highlighted at a side event in relation to the Commission on the
Latin America and the Caribbean is a dangerous place for women.