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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. LATIN AMERICA/CARIBBEAN: Abortion in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Latin America is home to some of the most restrictive abortion laws in the world and women's organizations have fough

    Tuesday, February 3, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 986
  4. LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN: Working Together to Raise Money for Women's Rights

    Founded three years ago, the Latin American Consortium of Women's Funds consists of seven women's funds in the Latin

    Friday, January 23, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 987
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Good Practices Regarding Legal Reforms in the Area of Violence Against Women in Latin America and the Caribbean

    The human right of the American women to live a life free of violence has been

    Wednesday, May 28, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 878
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. Women's Participation and Leadership: Vital to Democratic Governance

    The issues of democratic governance assumes enormous significance in the current debate on how to shape a more secure

    Tuesday, January 13, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 340
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. ESSAY: Challenging Violence: Haitian Women Unite Women's Rights and Human Rights

    Foreword
    Sunday, May 23, 1999
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 070
  22. 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
  23. Inter_american Convention on the Prevention, Punishment and Eradication of Violence Against Women

    PREAMBLE


    THE STATES PARTIES TO THIS CONVENTION,

    Thursday, June 9, 1994
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 045
  24. Country / Region profile of: Caribbean

    Within this region, the WPS Programme is currently monitoring 13 countries: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, C

    Country/Region Profile46 316
  25. Latin American Security and Defense Network

    Civil Society Organisations67 100
  26. Caribbean Association for Feminist Research and Action

    Civil Society Organisations67 161
  27. Centro Feminista de Estudos e Assessoria

    Civil Society Organisations67 286
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. SUMMIT: Women and People's Summit of the Americas Against Militarization

    Details

    The Summit is designed to have three moments:

    Sunday, August 15, 2010 - 20:00 to Sunday, August 22, 2010 - 20:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 715
  31. TRAINING: Regional Course in Economy and Gender for Latin America

    The International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (UN-INSTRAW) in collaboration with the

    Sunday, July 25, 2010 - 20:00 to Monday, August 2, 2010 - 20:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 733
  32. CONFERENCE: The Third International Conference on Women, Gender and Law

    The Third International Conference on Women, Gender and Law will begin in Havana on June 30 with the participation of

    Tuesday, June 29, 2010 - 20:00 to Thursday, July 1, 2010 - 20:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 783
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. The Madre Medical Project

    Throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, as in much of the world, women and children's access to medical care is s

    Wednesday, December 31, 2003 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 117
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. Women of Jamaica Organize to Cope with Crisis

    The Huairou Commission stands in solidarity with the people of Jamaica and the grassroots women leaders of Kingston i

    Thursday, May 27, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 379
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. VIDEO: Marie St. Cyr of MADRE Organizing to Protect Women in Haiti

    Monday, January 10, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 890
  45. 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
  46. BLOG: Women Lead Latin America's Growing Anti-Militarization Movements

    When George W. Bush left the White House, the rest of the world breathed a sigh of relief.

    Tuesday, January 25, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 933
  47. MUSEUM EXHIBIT: Patience to Raise the Sun: Art Quilts from Haiti & their Power to Change Women's Lives

    On January 26, 2011 the African American Museum in Philadelphia (AAMP) will unveil an impactful new exhibition entitl

    Monday, January 31, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 952
  48. INTERVIEW: UN Foundation's Tamara Kreinin on the Status of Women and Girls in Post-Earthquake Haiti

    Ostensibly, my recent chat with Tamara Kreinin, executive director of Women and Population at the United Nations Foun

    Sunday, January 30, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 962
  49. EVENT: Havana-International Symposium: Women and Emancipation of Latin America and the Caribbean

    Sponsored by the Women's Studies Program at Casa de las Américas, the International Symposium on “Women

    Monday, February 7, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 977
  50. EVENT: Our Bodies are Still Trembling: Haitian Women's Fight Against Rape, Part II of Event Series

    Date: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

    Monday, February 21, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 978

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