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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.

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...

Double Victims: The Earthquake Through Haitian Women's Eyes

Mark Schuller | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mark Schuller

Haitian women were already marginalized before the earthquake. In the words of Edele, a feminist activist, "women are double victims. I mean, the justice system doesn't work for anyone."