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Mothers Fight Back

War, natural disaster, environmental crisis. No matter the threat to their children, mothers fight back.

War, natural disaster, environmental crisis. No matter the threat to their children, mothers fight back.

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Global Roundup: Maternal Health in Haiti Remains Dire; Girls Overtake Boys in Bangladeshi Schools

Weekly global roundup: Girls overtake boys in Bangladeshi primary schools; Philippines Lawmakers push to get the RH Bill passed; Women are in labor and still doing hard labor in Haiti; Training for sex workers in Rwanda provides options.

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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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Afternoon Roundup: Salon on Why the Ethnicity and Race of an Arizona Shooting Hero Matters

One year after the earthquake in Haiti: what does it look like for women and girls in the camps?; Kanye West’s disturbing new music video; why exactly the ethnicity and sexuality of the Arizona shootings hero does matter and more.

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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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An American Midwife in Haiti

I traveled to Haiti for the first time in 2003.  I left there a different woman than I came. Women in Haiti are 70 times more likely than women in the U.S. to suffer and die from preventable conditions during pregnancy and childbirth.

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Planned Parenthood Spends International Women’s Day Donating Medical Supplies to Haiti

Haiti gets a special delivery of medical supplies in honor of International Women’s Day.

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Release of Baptist Missionaries May Be Delayed as Legal Advisor is Investigated

The release of 10 Baptist missionaries in Haiti may be delayed
because of accusations that one of their legal advisors is wanted for trafficking in women and children in El Salvador, and has warrants out for his arrest in the United States.

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Update by US Ambassador To Haiti on Current Aid and Political Situation (Full Transcript)

The full transcript of a State Department briefing today on the situation in Haiti, including updates on both U.S. assistance and the current situation with the Baptist missionaries.

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Back-Story on Baptist Missionaries in Haiti Gets Murkier

The case of the Baptist missionaries gets murkier as Haiti goes into a 3-day period of mourning and one of their lawyers is questioned for a possible role in trafficking in children.

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