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One Year Later, Sexual Violence in Haiti Still Rampant

In Haiti, women and girls living in the displacement camps remain as vulnerable to sexual violence as they did immediately following the disaster, if not more so.

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In Haiti, Corporations Profit While People Suffer

One year after an earthquake devastated Haiti, much of the promised relief and reconstruction aid has not reached those most in need.  In fact, the nation’s tragedy has served as an opportunity to further enrich corporate interests.

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Rape in Haiti: Where is the International Community?

A group of human rights advocates and attorneys fighting for the well-being and safety of Haitian women in the aftermath of January’s earthquake are calling on the global community to act swiftly to end sexual violence in the displacement camps.

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Beginning of the End

Difficult realities of Haitian rape victims

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Haitian Women Fight Sexual Violence

Haitian women, aided by women’s rights organizations, are banding together to protect themselves and all women in post-earthquake Hatii from sexual assault, rape and other forms of gender-based violence.

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(VIDEO) The Predictable Disaster: Post Earthquake, Widespread Rape in Haiti Goes Unaddressed

After January’s earthquake, Haitian women are still fighting for their own lives and those of their children. But they are now experiencing high–and predictable–rates of rape and gender-based violence.  Why is so little being done?

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State Department Suggests Decision on Release of Baptist Group in Haiti May Be Imminent

At a State Department briefing tonight, Philip J. Crowley, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Public Affairs reported that the United States is awaiting a decision by a Haitian court on whether 10 Americans being held on kidnapping charges will be returned to the United States.

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Peacekeepers Rape Haitian Girls: Lions, Sheep and Protection

It is Haiti, it is rape, it is UN peacekeepers and it is nothing new. What do you do when the rescuer is the aggressor?

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