“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.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - On Tuesday, Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe said he would be supporting the draf
When a catastrophic earthquake struck Haiti on January 12, 2010 – killing more than 200,000 people and leaving
It is hard for most foreigners to understand the poor state of Haiti's infrastructure.
As Haiti continues to rebuild itself from the 2010 earthquake that left it in ruins, the University of the West Indie
From March 7–9, the ABA Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI)—in cooperation with the Haitian Ministry of Jus
The First Lady of the Republic, Ms Sophia Martelly, officially opened yesterday Tuesday, the National Forum on the Is
Powerfully built with a livid scar across one cheek, Jacques is an unlikely looking women's rights defender.
More than 18 months since the earthquake struck Haiti in January 2010, women and girls living in makeshift camps rema
The levels of literacy in Haiti are low, but among the most vulnerable groups living in camps they are even lower.
The number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) still in camps in Haiti after their homes were destroyed by last ye
In one year since CGI commitment, Digital Democracy has trained 150 women and built a database documenting over 400 c
We all know that women and girls living in areas of armed conflict and disaster suffer the worst consequences of cris
The availability of small arms increases sexual violence against women.
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.
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.
Nearly seven years ago, the soldiers who killed Halya Lagunesse's husband gang-raped the Haitian woman and her then-1
Halya Lagunesse thought she knew despair.
Even before last year's earthquake, Haiti was one of the toughest places in the Western Hemisphere to be a woman.
Ms Alexandra Cohen, an eighth grader from Montreal, Canada has made a passionate plea for effective measures to prote
Much Gazette coverage has been given this year to the devastation in Haiti following the earthquake, including most r
PORT-AU-PRINCE - First, Maria Sonia Salon, 56, lost her husband to the earthquake one year ago that leveled much of h
A year after what little they had was shattered and torn, the women of Haiti are struggling against a new crisis &mda
Women and girls living in makeshift camps are at increased risk of rape and sexual violence in the aftermath of Haiti
Women and girls living in Haiti's makeshift camps face an increasing risk of rape and sexual violence, Amnesty Intern
PORT-AU-PRINCE/NEW YORK, Jan 6, 2011 (IPS) - Up a rubble-strewn street, turn right past a crumbled house, and 60 men
Two weeks ago, Natalie sat across from me in a crowded camp of displaced earthquake survivors in Port-au-Prince, wrap
The United Nations is launching a campaign to combat the rape of Haitian earthquake victims living in camps for the h
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.
Some are ambushed as they return from washing themselves or in their flimsy tents in the middle of the night, others
Today, the American Bar Association unanimously passed a resolution urging the U.S.
On our first day in Haiti, grassroots women's organizations -- including our sister organization KOFAVIV -- stood up
Even after the aftershocks of the devastating Jan. 12 quake subsided, women's bodies were still trembling in Haiti.
More than six months after Port-au-Prince was leveled by the January 12 earthquake, hundreds of thousands of displace
Today, MADRE staff members begin a three-day fact-finding mission to Haiti, gathering evidence on post-disaster viola
“Recovery in Haiti is one of the most complex humanitarian and development challenges in modern times.”
Something that gets lost in all the coverage of the Haiti earthquake is how people on the ground organize in the face
Nearly six months after the earthquake in Haiti, those of us involved in the UN humanitarian response are still strug
Living under tents, female survivors of the earthquake may no longer be openly mourning the tragic loss of their husb
On June 30th the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) held a special policy dialogue on “The role of women in c
“Sexual Assaults Add to Miseries of Haiti's Ruins” (front page, June 24) was timely.
Five months after the earthquake, security in Haiti's refugee camps remains dire.