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  1. Our Bodies Are Trembling: Haitian Women Continue to Fight Against Rape

    NEW YORK - January 10 - Today, MADRE, the Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti (IJDH), the Bureau des Avoca

    Saturday, January 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 128
  2. HAITI: Haiti's Women Given More Protection in Camps

    The protection of women and girls in camps for people displaced by the earthquake which devastated Haiti last January

    Friday, December 31, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 930
  3. INTERNATIONAL/USA: A Vote to Help Women Around the World

    Two weeks ago, Natalie sat across from me in a crowded camp of displaced earthquake survivors in Port-au-Prince, wrap

    Thursday, December 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 708
  4. Haiti: Breaking the cycle of violence: A last chance for Haiti?

    This report documents Amnesty International's concerns about human rights abuses in Haiti after the departure of form

    Tuesday, November 16, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 048
  5. Haiti Post-Earthquake Track Record on Gender, Agriculture and Rural Development

    Wednesday, October 13, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 090
  6. CARIBBEAN: Region Joins UN Campaign to End Violence Against Women

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today encouraged everyone in the Caribbean to get involved in the quest to end violence

    Monday, October 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 329
  7. Haiti: Still Trapped in the Emergency Phase

    Nearly ten months after the January 12 earthquake, the people of Haiti are still living in a state of emergency, with

    Wednesday, October 6, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 999
  8. HAITI: Haitian Women Struggle to Keep Hope Alive

    "I'm going to do everything possible to raise my daughter. My daughter is my future.

    Monday, September 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 220
  9. HAITI: UN Launches Anti-Rape Campaign in Haiti

    The United Nations is launching a campaign to combat the rape of Haitian earthquake victims living in camps for the h

    Monday, September 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 106
  10. HAITI: The Plight of Haiti's Women Eight Months After the Earthquake Life in Camps is Rife with Sexual Violence

    Eight months after the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti, having no home is still not the hardest thing to bear.

    Wednesday, September 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 061
  11. LATIN AMERICA: Women Change Political Landscape in Latin America

    In a country where machismo is still the rule, Sandra Torres doesn't cut the demure figure of past first ladies.

    Saturday, August 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 013
  12. HAITI: Women Fight Sexual Violence

    A small group of women in colorful shirts, jeans and skirts stand in a circle, singing and clapping.

    Wednesday, August 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 838
  13. CUBA: Raúl Castro Ruz Chaired Federation of Cuban Women 50th Anniversary Ceremony

    Cuban president Raúl Castro Ruz chaired the political-cultural ceremony celebrating the 50th anniversary of th

    Wednesday, August 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 924
  14. HAITI: Haitian Women Live in Fear of Rape in Post-quake Camps

    Some are ambushed as they return from washing themselves or in their flimsy tents in the middle of the night, others

    Thursday, August 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 914
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  17. LATIN AMERICA: Latin American Economic Summit Promotes Abortion, Condemns "Lesbophobia"

    A recent gathering of Latin America's top economic commission issued a document praising secularism, condemning &quot

    Thursday, July 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 684
  18. INTERNATIONAL: HIV Gel Called Poor Substitute for Women's Rights

    Some advocates at last week's International AIDS Conference greeted news of the results of an HIV gel coolly, saying

    Thursday, July 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 725
  19. HAITI: Haitian Women's Organizations Make Their Voices Heard at UN Meeting

    On our first day in Haiti, grassroots women's organizations -- including our sister organization KOFAVIV -- stood up

    Wednesday, July 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 693
  20. HAITI: My Journey to Haiti: Reflections on Younger Women's Contributions to the Movement

    Earlier this month, I traveled to Port-au-Prince as a part of a GFW delegation to learn about the current situation o

    Wednesday, July 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 694
  21. HAITI: Women In Haiti See New Opportunities Post-Earthquake

    Prior to the January 12 earthquake, almost half of the households in Haiti were exclusively matriarchal, at least in

    Wednesday, July 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 696
  22. HAITI: Rape a Part of Daily Life for Women in Haitian Relief Camps (Ms. Magazine blog)

    Even after the aftershocks of the devastating Jan. 12 quake subsided, women's bodies were still trembling in Haiti.

    Wednesday, July 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 747
  23. HAITI: Our Bodies Are Still Trembling: Haitian Women's Fight Against Rape

    More than six months after Port-au-Prince was leveled by the January 12 earthquake, hundreds of thousands of displace

    Tuesday, July 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 657
  24. LATIN AMERICA: In Latin America, a Harbinger of Women's Rights

    With a historic vote this month allowing gay couples to marry and adopt children, Argentina joined a vanguard of nati

    Tuesday, July 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 658
  25. HAITI: MADRE to Present Findings on Rapes in Camps to Officials in Haiti

    Today, MADRE staff members begin a three-day fact-finding mission to Haiti, gathering evidence on post-disaster viola

    Tuesday, July 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 679
  26. LATIN AMERICA: Former President Bachelet Joins Inter-American Dialogue think-tank

    “President Bachelet is widely acknowledged to be one of Latin America's most accomplished and popular heads of

    Thursday, July 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 661
  27. HAITI: Haiti Six Months Later: Still Suffering

    “Recovery in Haiti is one of the most complex humanitarian and development challenges in modern times.”

    Wednesday, July 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 695
  28. LATIN AMERICA: Latin American, Caribbean Women's Congress Approves Brasilia Consensus

    The 11th Regional Conference on Latin American and Caribbean Women closes Friday with the approval of the "Brasi

    Sunday, July 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 598
  29. CUBA: Cuba Joins Vice Presidency of Regional Conference on Women

    Cuba was elected Tuesday in Brazil one of th vice presidents of the 11th session of the Regional Conference on Women

    Thursday, July 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 597
  30. HAITI: The Women of Haiti Still in Rubble

    Yesterday marked one half year since an earthquake flattened Port-au-Prince.

    Wednesday, July 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 537
  31. HAITI: Rape in the Camps: Lacking Security, Women Organize to Protect Themselves

    Something that gets lost in all the coverage of the Haiti earthquake is how people on the ground organize in the face

    Wednesday, July 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 543
  32. HAITI: Violence Against Women in Haiti

    Trans Africa Forum composed of Digital Democracy, MADRE, Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti, University of

    Tuesday, July 13, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 678
  33. HAITI: Haiti's Women 6 Months Later: Getting Back to Work

    Nearly six months after the earthquake in Haiti, those of us involved in the UN humanitarian response are still strug

    Monday, July 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 509
  34. HAITI: Six Months On, Women Continue their Daily Struggle for Survival

    Living under tents, female survivors of the earthquake may no longer be openly mourning the tragic loss of their husb

    Monday, July 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 510
  35. HAITI: Out of the Ruins, a New Role for Haitian Women

    Cendra Guillaume walks into the dusty depot of manly machines, passes fellow female workers, and steps into the front

    Wednesday, July 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 452
  36. JAMAICA: Jamaican Makes Her Mark as UN Peacekeeper

    Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Oberlene Smith-Whyte, is making an impact as a United Nations peacekeeper, win

    Wednesday, July 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 496
  37. HAITI: Ending Sexual Violence in Haiti Requires Women's Participation

    On June 30th the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) held a special policy dialogue on “The role of women in c

    Thursday, July 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 416
  38. HAITI: After Haiti's Quake, Another Form of Horror

    “Sexual Assaults Add to Miseries of Haiti's Ruins” (front page, June 24) was timely.

    Thursday, July 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 423
  39. Our Bodies Are Still Trembling: Haitian Women's Fight Against Rape

    Since the January 12, 2010 earthquake in Haiti, women and girls living in the internally displaced persons (IDP) camp

    Thursday, July 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 823
  40. HAITI: Making Haiti Safe for Women Through the Light of a Lamp

    Five months after the earthquake, security in Haiti's refugee camps remains dire.

    Wednesday, June 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 330
  41. HAITI: Sexual Assaults Add to Miseries of Haiti's Ruins

    The 22-year-old woman, wearing a gauzy blue dress that she had changed into after her release, spoke in a whispery vo

    Wednesday, June 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 334
  42. HAITI: UVa Law Clinic Turns Attention to Haitian Rape Victims

    On a quest to find a new project for the University of Virginia School of Law's International Human Rights Clinic, cl

    Sunday, June 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 298
  43. HAITI: Basics for Haiti

    The list of what needs to be fixed in Haiti is distressingly long, and progress has been frustratingly slow.

    Friday, June 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 322
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. Women in the Armed and Police Forces: Resolution 1325 and Peace Operations in Latin America

    Latin-American countries are important contributors within the peace operations scenario.

    Friday, May 28, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 614
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. TRINIDAD: History Beckons in Trinidad's Snap Election

    Kamla Persad-Bissessar may never want the year 2010 to end.

    Wednesday, April 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 020

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