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  1. Take Action: March 8th, Centenary International Women's Day 2010: Women Worldwide Will Honor the Lives of Feminist Leaders Who Died in Haiti's Earthquake

    Honoring the lives of feminist Haitian leaders who died in the massive earthquake on January 12th, will be the focus

    Sunday, March 7, 2010 - 19:00
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  2. Centenary International Women's Day 2010: Women Worldwide Will Honor The Lives Of Feminist Leaders Who Died In Haiti's Earthquake

    Honoring the lives of feminist Haitian leaders who died in the massive earthquake on January 12th, will be the focus

    Sunday, March 7, 2010 - 19:00
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  3. CALL FOR ACTION: Letter To President Obama: Haiti: IFIS Must Address Gender Based Violence and End Debt

    Gender Action recently sent a letter to President Obama, expressing dire concerns that the largest U.S.

    Sunday, July 11, 2010 - 20:00
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  4. VIDEO: Hands on Haiti

    As the earthquake-ravaged country of Haiti works through its long recovery process, stories of empowerment and inspir

    Wednesday, August 25, 2010 - 20:00
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  5. VIDEO: Haiti - Violence against Women - The enemy within

    United Nations, August 2010 - Worldwide, violence against women and girls devastates and impairs their ability to par

    Monday, August 30, 2010 - 20:00
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  6. CAMPAIGN: Haitian Women Find Power and Safety in Rape Whistles

    Diana and Lisa's recent trip to Haiti reminded us of the remarkable power in a simple tool: a plastic whistle.

    Tuesday, October 26, 2010 - 20:00
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  7. VIDEO: Haiti, Rape and Post-Earthquake Human Rights Violations

    It's been a year since Haiti was hit by the devastating earthquake that crumbled structures, cut short lives, and imp

    Wednesday, January 5, 2011 - 19:00
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  8. VIDEO: Marie St. Cyr of MADRE Organizing to Protect Women in Haiti

    Monday, January 10, 2011 - 19:00
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  9. BLOG: Women Helping Women in Haiti

    A guest post from Madeleine Rene, who volunteers for the International Rescue Committee in Haiti, educating women on

    Monday, January 10, 2011 - 19:00
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  10. MUSEUM EXHIBIT: Patience to Raise the Sun: Art Quilts from Haiti & their Power to Change Women's Lives

    On January 26, 2011 the African American Museum in Philadelphia (AAMP) will unveil an impactful new exhibition entitl

    Monday, January 31, 2011 - 19:00
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  11. INTERVIEW: UN Foundation's Tamara Kreinin on the Status of Women and Girls in Post-Earthquake Haiti

    Ostensibly, my recent chat with Tamara Kreinin, executive director of Women and Population at the United Nations Foun

    Sunday, January 30, 2011 - 19:00
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  12. EVENT: Our Bodies are Still Trembling: Haitian Women's Fight Against Rape, Part II of Event Series

    Date: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

    Monday, February 21, 2011 - 19:00
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  13. HEARING: International Human Rights Hearing On Rape Epidemic In Haiti

    This Friday, petitioners MADRE, the Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti (IJDH), the Bureau des Avocats Int

    Tuesday, March 22, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 102
  14. NEW ORGANIZATION: The Empower Foundation Helps Haitian Women Combat Sexual Violence

    "He grabbed me, stuck a gun to me.

    Tuesday, April 19, 2011 - 20:00
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  15. BLOG: In Haiti, Giving Birth can be Life-Threatening

    Andrew MacCalla is emergency response manager for Direct Relief International, a nonprofit based in Santa Barbara.

    Monday, April 25, 2011 - 20:00
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  16. OTHER: Haitian Feminist Yolette Jeanty Honored With Other Global Women's Activists

    Haitian feminist Yolette's Jeanty‘s name may not ring a bell, but her tireless work has been rightfully recogni

    Wednesday, April 27, 2011 - 20:00
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  17. BLOG: The Safety of Haitian Girls and Women Should Be Our Goal

    This past Saturday marked three years since Haiti was stuck by a devastating earthquake.

    Monday, January 14, 2013 - 19:00
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  18. OTHER: The Ministry of Women's Affairs is not idle!

    The Ministry for the Status of Women and Women's Rights is not idle.

    Sunday, January 27, 2013 - 19:00
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  19. BLOG: Advocates Say Culture of Gender-Based Abuse Hinders Haiti's Development

    The chance for higher education, a job with a fair wage or respect in the home is not guaranteed for women in Haiti.

    Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - 19:00
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  20. INTERVIEW: Haiti: Women in Politics

    In the current Martelly-Lamothe administration (2011-2016) from 23 Ministries there are now 10 women ministers who re

    Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - 19:00
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  21. CAMPAIGN: Take Action to End Violence Against Haitian Women

    I have exciting news to share—a worldwide campaign is taking off, and we need you!

    Monday, February 11, 2013 - 19:00
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  22. BLOG: Curbing Violence Against Women in Haiti

    Sitting with a group of parents and their children on the porch of Profamil's headquarters, Mariola Dhema recounted v

    Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - 19:00
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  23. ACTION: Students Work to Combat Rape in Haiti Through Legal Reforms

    Gender-based violence tends to increase after natural disasters, researchers have found.

    Sunday, March 10, 2013 - 20:00
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  24. ONLINE DIALOGUE/BLOG: Stand in Solidarity With the Women of Haiti

    Take a moment to imagine life in constant fear of sexual violence.

    Saturday, June 1, 2013 - 20:00
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  25. CAMPAIGN: Blowing the Whistle on Sexual Violence

    Blowing the Whistle on Sexual Violence.

    Sunday, April 13, 2014 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 894