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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Where Are the Women in Haiti's Reconstruction?

    Women and gender issues were glaring in their absence from the March 31st Haiti International Donors' Conferen

    Wednesday, April 7, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 292
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. "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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. Deliver Us from Our Protectors: Accountability for Violations Committed by Humanitarian Aid Staff Against Refugee Women and Children

    Refugees - often forced from their homes with nothing but the clothes on their back, then confined in camps and depen

    Saturday, August 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 284
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. The Right of Women in Haiti to be Free from Violence and Discrimination

    This report provides an assessment of the situation of discrimination and violence against women in Haiti and the cur

    Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 044
  22. UN Peacekeeping Economies and Local Sex Industries: Connections and Implications

    “Peacekeeping economies” have not been subject to much analysis of either their economic or socio-cultura

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 270
  23. The Right of Women in Haiti to be Free from Violence and Discrimination

    In french, IANSA women in Haiti have submitted a shadow report to highlight specific issues and in this way maintain

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 029
  24. A City in the Sand- Women in Politics for the Transformation of Haiti: The Story of a Coaching Program for a New Leadership

    Haiti – named “the Pearl of the Antilles” by Christopher Columbus, is a country that has known only

    Monday, December 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 026
  25. Because I am a Girl: The State of the World's Girls 2008-Special Focus: In the Shadow of War

    This report is the second in a series of eight reports published by Plan examining the rights of girls throughout the

    Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 236
  26. Haiti: Putting Gender and Peacekeeping into Practice

    Today's multidimensional peacekeeping operations encompass a wide range of activities such as civil affairs, human ri

    Thursday, November 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 046
  27. Haiti Rapes

    It was the middle of the night when masked men armed with semi-automatic assault rifles burst into the Cap Haitian ho

    Thursday, March 10, 2005
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 068
  28. Haiti: Sexual Exploitation by Peacekeepers Likely to be a Problem

    On Friday, February 18, a radio station in Gonaïves, Haiti claimed that three members of the UN Peacekeeping For

    Monday, March 7, 2005
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 047
  29. Rewinding History: The Rights of Haitian Women

    In a climate of deep insecurity and escalating violence, Haitian women, the backbone of Haitian society and economy,

    Saturday, January 1, 2005
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 041
  30. Faces: Women as partners in Peace and Security: What is a Gender Advisor?

    In her role as Senior Gender Adviser, Ms.

    Friday, October 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 065
  31. The Feminine Face of United Nations CIVPOL in Haiti

    The United Nations Stabilisation Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) began deployment in June 2004.

    Sunday, August 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 500
  32. Rape in Haiti: A weapon of Terror

    The military coup d'état against President Jean-Bertrand Aristide on September 30, 1991, plunged Haiti into a

    Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 042
  33. Refugee Policy Adrift: The United States and Dominican Republic Deny Haitians Protection

    Haitians are witnessing the collapse of their country's nascent democracy as political violence and human rights abus

    Wednesday, January 1, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 050
  34. Walking on Fire: Haitian Women's Stories of Survival and Resistance

    Haiti, long noted for poverty and repression, has a powerful and too-often-overlooked history of resistance.

    Monday, January 1, 2001
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 069
  35. Integration of the Human Rights of Women and the Gender Perspective Violence Against: Women Report of the Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women, its Causes and Consequences, Ms. Radhika Coomaraswamy, Submitted in Accordance with Commission on Human

    In follow-up to Commission on Human Rights resolution 1999/77, entitled “Situation of human rights in Haiti&rdq

    Thursday, January 27, 2000
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 051
  36. ESSAY: Challenging Violence: Haitian Women Unite Women's Rights and Human Rights

    Foreword
    Sunday, May 23, 1999
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 070
  37. The Situation of Human Rights in Haiti

    The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights has monitored the general human rights situation in Haiti for over fort

    Saturday, October 1, 1994
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 043
  38. Status Report on Haiti

    Since the massive earthquake struck Haiti on January 12th, Ambassador and Mrs.

    Tuesday, February 2, 2010 - 19:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 693
  39. International Violence Against Women Act Introduction event at the U.S. Capitol

    This event presents a great opportunity for our entire community to demonstrate what widespread support there is for

    Wednesday, February 3, 2010 - 19:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 694
  40. 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

    Thursday, March 24, 2011 - 20:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 907
  41. Jan Nou We Li / The Way We See It : Haitian Women's Photography -- Digital Democracy

    Enter the lives of women of the Haitian earthquake through their photography.

    Wednesday, April 27, 2011 - 20:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 918
  42. 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
    Initiatives72 156
  43. 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
    Initiatives72 286
  44. 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
    Initiatives72 432
  45. 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
    Initiatives72 509
  46. 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
    Initiatives72 510
  47. 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
    Initiatives72 713
  48. 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
    Initiatives72 875
  49. VIDEO: Marie St. Cyr of MADRE Organizing to Protect Women in Haiti

    Monday, January 10, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 890
  50. 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
    Initiatives72 904

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