“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.
This past Saturday marked three years since Haiti was stuck by a devastating earthquake.
Haiti is the poorest country in the Americas and after the 2010 earthquake, which killed an estimated 220,000 people,
When a catastrophic earthquake struck Haiti on January 12, 2010 – killing more than 200,000 people and leaving
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
The best places for women to live in Latin America and the Caribbean are Barbados and Cuba, according to a May report
Elda Vilmeney had a business selling Coca-Cola in bulk on Third Avenue in Port-au-Prince, Haiti's capital.
Quietly and against the odds, women are stepping up the political ladder in Latin America, moving ahead of the United
From March 7–9, the ABA Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI)—in cooperation with the Haitian Ministry of Jus
The number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) still in camps in Haiti after their homes were destroyed by last ye
By now you may have heard about an accusation of terrible cruelty on the part of Uruguayan peacekeepers in Haiti.
"We women demand!…" sang out a hundred plus voices "…Justice for Marie!" Marie, a 2
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
The way Robert Darvin sees it, he is one of the lucky ones.
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.
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
Even before last year's earthquake, Haiti was one of the toughest places in the Western Hemisphere to be a woman.
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.
Cuban president Raúl Castro Ruz chaired the political-cultural ceremony celebrating the 50th anniversary of th
Today, the American Bar Association unanimously passed a resolution urging the U.S.
A recent gathering of Latin America's top economic commission issued a document praising secularism, condemning "
Even after the aftershocks of the devastating Jan. 12 quake subsided, women's bodies were still trembling in Haiti.
With a historic vote this month allowing gay couples to marry and adopt children, Argentina joined a vanguard of nati
The 11th Regional Conference on Latin American and Caribbean Women closes Friday with the approval of the "Brasi
Cuba was elected Tuesday in Brazil one of th vice presidents of the 11th session of the Regional Conference on Women
Yesterday marked one half year since an earthquake flattened Port-au-Prince.
Living under tents, female survivors of the earthquake may no longer be openly mourning the tragic loss of their husb
A loose-knit coalition of 106 organizations called Femmes Citoyennes Haiti Solidaire, or Women Citizens Haiti United,
"Women help to reduce poverty and raise family incomes, but they pay too high a price for it, because in every c
Thousands of women living in temporary camps around Haiti are threatened by sexual violence and have inadequate prote
Rape in wartime is a scar on modern society that must be stamped out by ending impunity and changing men's attitudes
The quake claimed the lives of Haiti's best-known feminist activists.
It is with tremendous sadness that UNIFEM learned about the deaths of several women leaders from governmental and civ
Amnesty International called on the United Nations to put in place measures for the protection of human rights and th
Latin America and the Caribbean is a dangerous place for women.
Shockingly high levels of violence against women in Haiti forced the U.N.
Young. Beautiful. Powerful.
Guerda Benjamin from OFAT Haiti reports on how IANSA women are using a CEDAW Shadow Report to urge the government to
Latin America is home to some of the most restrictive abortion laws in the world and women's organizations have fough