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Resources on Issues Related to Women in Haiti

Dear Friends at PotoFanm+Fi and World Pulse,

On the one-year anniversary of the earthquake that devastated Haiti, I am thinking of you all and also hoping that we will reconvene and move forward together to address the deep-rooted challenges facing women there, including domestic and sexual violence, poverty, and lack of political representation.

Below are some resources coming into my box lately, including a "spiffed-up" Gender Shadow Report, truly our finest hour as a collective. Note also Bev Bell's recent articles, as posted to WP.

With heartfelt wishes for a wonderful new year! Kenbe fem, Janet

"Our Bodies Are Still Trembling": Haitian Women Continue to Fight Against Rape, January 2011 Update:

Human Rights Attorneys and Activists File IACHR Legal Petition on Sexual Violence Against Women and Girls in Camps for the Displaced:

IACHR Sets Unprecedented Recommendations for Haitian Government to Address Wave of Sexual Violence in Displacement Camps:

Haiti Gender Shadow Report: Ensuring Haitian Women's Participation and Leadership in All Stages of National Relief and Reconstruction (direct link to full 51-page report):

Gender Action Publications:

Haiti - Violence Against Women & Girls - Video

UN Launches New Campaign Against Rape and Gender Violence:

Haiti: Women's Fight Against Rape (MADRE)
Direct Link to Full 43-Page Report:

Haiti: Women and Girls Live in Fear of Rape in Post-Earthquake Camps:

Haitian Women and Elections: Presidents, Politics, and Power

"The People Must Be Agents of Change:" The Lambi Fund of Haiti

Magazine »

Read global coverage through women's eyes

Letters to a Better World

Letters to a Better World

Community »

Connect with women on the ground worldwide

shazia @ shiree's picture

BANGLADESH: Finding Fatima

Campaigns »

Be heard at influential forums

WWW: Women Weave the Web

WWW: Women Weave the Web

Programs »

Help us train women citizen journalists

World Pulse Voices of Our Future

World Pulse Voices of Our Future

Blog »

Read the latest from World Pulse headquarters

The Women of World Pulse LIVE: Meet Olanike

The Women of World Pulse LIVE: Meet Olanike

Partners »

Join forces with our wide network of partners

Nobel Women's Initiative

Nobel Women's Initiative