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Haiti's Restavèk Children: The Child Servitude Crisis

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Marian Wright Edelman

Even before the earthquake hit, nearly 300,000 Haitian children were living in unpaid domestic servitude. Beyond Borders is working to make sure this flow reverses and that all Haitian children have access to education.

Haitian Women: Rea Dol vs. the Republic of NGOs

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

Take a walk for ten years in Rea Dol's shoes and you might learn something about the imperialist attitude of NGOs in Haiti. "They would not help me before the quake. Why would I bother to ask them now?"

Haitian Quake Orphans: Tens of Thousands New Child Slaves?

Marlen Suyapa Bodden | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Marlen Suyapa Bodden

To understand why what happens to orphaned Haitian children is an important question one must know the extensive background of child slavery in Haiti.