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  1. HAITI: Haitian Rape Survivors Begin New Lives in Canada and the US

    There are no Haitians in the Montreal neighborhood where Lovely lives.

    Tuesday, July 1, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 416
  2. HAITI: 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.

    Tuesday, January 14, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 265
  3. Report of the Twelfth Session of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Friday, October 18, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 016
  4. HAITI: Haiti's 'invisible girls' call on EU to gender-monitor aid

    Haiti is the poorest country in the Americas and after the 2010 earthquake, which killed an estimated 220,000 people,

    Wednesday, October 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 109
  5. HAITI: Haiti, Three Years After the Earthquake: Empowering Women

    When a catastrophic earthquake struck Haiti on January 12, 2010 – killing more than 200,000 people and leaving

    Saturday, January 12, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 725
  6. HAITI: Will it Work for Women? New Gender Action Case Assesses World-Bank Financed Haitian National Housing Policy

    Gender Action's new case study, Haiti's National Housing Policy: Will it Work for Women?

    Monday, September 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 413
  7. DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Advocacy for Women Under Domestic Violence Must Work From 'Ground Up'

    (WNN/PI) Santa Domingo, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: With Dominican Republic's national legislation against violence i

    Thursday, July 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 304
  8. LATIN AMERICA: Best and Worst Countries in Latin America for Women

    The best places for women to live in Latin America and the Caribbean are Barbados and Cuba, according to a May report

    Monday, July 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 207
  9. HAITI: Female Entrepeneurs Continue to Struggle for Economic Resources After Earthquae

    Elda Vilmeney had a business selling Coca-Cola in bulk on Third Avenue in Port-au-Prince, Haiti's capital.

    Tuesday, June 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 090
  10. Haiti: Combating Gender-Based Violence in Haiti's Displacement Camps

    On January 12, 2010 a 7.0-magnitude earthquake devastated Haiti's capital of Port-au-Prince, killing 230,000 people,

    Monday, June 4, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 602
  11. LATIN AMERICA: Latin America Opens Up to Equality

    Quietly and against the odds, women are stepping up the political ladder in Latin America, moving ahead of the United

    Tuesday, May 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 034
  12. HAITI: Haitian Justice Sector Operators Trained to Combat Sexual and Gander Based Violence

    From March 7–9, the ABA Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI)—in cooperation with the Haitian Ministry of Jus

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 004
  13. HAITI: Haitian camp populations decline, but residents still in need – UN official

    The number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) still in camps in Haiti after their homes were destroyed by last ye

    Monday, October 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 271
  14. HAITI: Why It is So Hard to Pursue Justice Against Peacekeepers Accused of Sexual Misconduct

    By now you may have heard about an accusation of terrible cruelty on the part of Uruguayan peacekeepers in Haiti.

    Saturday, September 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 200
  15. HAITI: Displaced Women Demand Justice in Port au Prince

    "We women demand!…" sang out a hundred plus voices "…Justice for Marie!" Marie, a 2

    Thursday, June 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 037
  16. HAITI: Haiti's Forgotten Rape Victims

    Wednesday, June 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 875
  17. CARIBBEAN: UN Outlines Measures to Overcome 'Glaring Inequalities' in the Caribbean

    The head of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) says Latin America and the Caribbean region remains the m

    Monday, May 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 730
  18. HAITI: Soroptimist Federations Partner to Help Women Affected by Haiti Earthquake

    Soroptimist International of the Americas (SIA) and Soroptimist International of Europe (SIE) have partnered to donat

    Wednesday, April 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 652
  19. HAITI: Haitians Forced Out of Tents to Homes Just as Precarious

    The way Robert Darvin sees it, he is one of the lucky ones.

    Saturday, April 23, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 643
  20. HAITI: Open Source Database Helps Combat Sexual Violence in Haiti

    The UN recently reported that a staggering 50 percent of Haitian women and girls living in the displacement camps in

    Tuesday, April 5, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 553
  21. HAITI: An Epidemic of Rape for Haiti's Displaced

    Life after Haiti's earthquake has been especially difficult and dangerous for displaced women and girls.

    Sunday, April 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 532
  22. HAITI: Women Key to Haitian Rebuilding

    Voters in Haiti go to the polls on Sunday, March 20, 2011 to elect a new president and a new Parliament.

    Monday, March 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 361
  23. HAITI: Rape Flourishes in Haiti

    Nearly seven years ago, the soldiers who killed Halya Lagunesse's husband gang-raped the Haitian woman and her then-1

    Sunday, February 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 316
  24. HAITI: Small Measures Can Improve the Lives of Haitian Women

    Even before last year's earthquake, Haiti was one of the toughest places in the Western Hemisphere to be a woman.

    Sunday, January 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 060
  25. HAITI: Women's Group Calls for Charges against UN

    On Jan.

    Thursday, January 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 979
  26. Aftershocks: Women Speak out Against Sexual Violence in Haiti's Camps

    The January 2010 earthquake devastated Haiti.

    Thursday, January 6, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 124
  27. Inter-American Human Rights Commission Recommendations for Haitian Government to Address Wave of Sexual Violence in Displacement Camps

    Issuing unprecedented recommendations to the Haitian government, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR

    Tuesday, January 4, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 116
  28. Haiti Post-Earthquake Track Record on Gender, Agriculture and Rural Development

    Wednesday, October 13, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 090
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
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  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. LATIN AMERICA: Equality for Women - "The Core of the Problem is Care"

    "Women help to reduce poverty and raise family incomes, but they pay too high a price for it, because in every c

    Monday, April 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 922
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. "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
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. LATIN AMERICA: Gender-based Violence Represents Threat to Human Security

    Latin America and the Caribbean is a dangerous place for women.

    Monday, November 23, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 522

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