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The Safety of Haitian Girls and Women Should Be Our Goal

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 03.16.2013 | World
Soraya Chemaly

Prior to the earthquake, the country already had some of the highest rates of violence against women in the world. In post-earthquake camps, girls and women are simply grabbed from their homes, taken from the streets, and raped by men either alone or in gangs.

Eleanor Goldberg

How Far Can Your $1 Go To Provide Jobs For Poor Through Microloans?

HuffingtonPost.com | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 09.25.2012 | Impact

When Matt Jones tells an auditorium full of students that he's rich, they usually laugh. The 32-year-old doesn't quite give off the millionaire imp...

Haiti: A Hard Country To Stereotype

Andrew MacCalla | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Andrew MacCalla

During the past four months that I've spent in Haiti, I've gotten lots of questions from friends and family about how safe it is for me to be stayin...

Hunger and Homelessness in Haiti, Four Months on

Gabriel London | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Gabriel London

2010-05-11-HaitiFaminecopy.jpg The scale of the ongoing disaster is hard to convey. Port-au-Prince is still entirely run on generators; families still live in makeshift tent cities. This is life in Haiti now.

Why We Shouldn't Stigmatize Haiti

Jeff Antebi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeff Antebi

I discovered something unexpected about Haiti. It's nowhere near as apocalyptic as one might think. For experienced travelers, it's a place worth visiting (with heavy doses of caveats and cautions).