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Haiti Rape

Chronicling an Everyday Rape in Haiti

Athena Kolbe | Posted 01.20.2013 | Crime
Athena Kolbe

We spoke with the police chief from the area where the assault took place. Since the medical report made no mention of the violent nature of the assault, and despite the fact that police had seen Wendy's bruises and cuts, the officer following her file said that there was nothing he could do.

Despite Rape and Abject Poverty, Haiti's Women Hold the Power for Change

Ingrid Arnesen | Posted 06.27.2012 | Impact
Ingrid Arnesen

The fight for women's rights has been a long struggle in Haiti. Until seven years ago, rape wasn't even punishable by law. It wasn't a crime until some very brave Haitian women won the battle in 2005.

Has Foreign Aid Hurt Haiti: An Interview with Mario Joseph

Dr. Tukufu Zuberi | Posted 06.06.2012 | Black Voices
Dr. Tukufu Zuberi

Mario Joseph is Haiti's most influential and respected human rights attorney. Since 1996, he has led the Bureau des Avocats Internationaux (BAI) in Port-au-Prince, which uses prominent human rights cases and a victim-centered approach in the interest of the poor majority.

Jessica Prois

Nonprofit Makes Progress Fighting Sexual Violence In Haiti 2 Years Later | Jessica Prois | Posted 01.12.2012 | Impact

Heavy raindrops pelted Sherlie Christophe's tent one night in a Port-au-Prince, Haiti displacement camp two months after a 7.0 earthquake rocked the i...