“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.”
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
In Haiti, one year after its devastating earthquake, UN Women is working side by side with national counterparts to s
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
The January 2010 earthquake devastated Haiti.
Issuing unprecedented recommendations to the Haitian government, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR
NEW YORK - January 10 - Today, MADRE, the Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti (IJDH), the Bureau des Avoca
The protection of women and girls in camps for people displaced by the earthquake which devastated Haiti last January
Two weeks ago, Natalie sat across from me in a crowded camp of displaced earthquake survivors in Port-au-Prince, wrap
This report documents Amnesty International's concerns about human rights abuses in Haiti after the departure of form
Nearly ten months after the January 12 earthquake, the people of Haiti are still living in a state of emergency, with
"I'm going to do everything possible to raise my daughter. My daughter is my future.
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
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.
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.”
Yesterday marked one half year since an earthquake flattened Port-au-Prince.
Something that gets lost in all the coverage of the Haiti earthquake is how people on the ground organize in the face
Trans Africa Forum composed of Digital Democracy, MADRE, Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti, University of
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
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
“Sexual Assaults Add to Miseries of Haiti's Ruins” (front page, June 24) was timely.
Since the January 12, 2010 earthquake in Haiti, women and girls living in the internally displaced persons (IDP) camp
Five months after the earthquake, security in Haiti's refugee camps remains dire.
The 22-year-old woman, wearing a gauzy blue dress that she had changed into after her release, spoke in a whispery vo
On a quest to find a new project for the University of Virginia School of Law's International Human Rights Clinic, cl
The list of what needs to be fixed in Haiti is distressingly long, and progress has been frustratingly slow.