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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. HAITI: Struggling to Survive, Sexual Exploitation of Displaced Women and Girls

    January 12, 2012—New York, NY—Two years after an earthquake devastated Haiti, a report detailing the impa

    Thursday, January 12, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 561
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Haiti Post-Earthquake Track Record on Gender, Agriculture and Rural Development

    Wednesday, October 13, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 090
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Women in the Armed and Police Forces: Resolution 1325 and Peace Operations in Latin America

    Women in the armed and police forces - Resolution 1325 and peace operations in Latin America is a contribution for th

    Friday, January 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 220
  15. 'Como te haces entender?': Gender and Gun Cultures in the Caribbean Context

    The paper addresses the research gap in social constructions of gun ownership and gun abuse through its engendered st

    Friday, January 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 325
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. ESSAY: Challenging Violence: Haitian Women Unite Women's Rights and Human Rights

    Foreword
    Sunday, May 23, 1999
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 070
  35. 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
  36. 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