War, natural disaster, environmental crisis. No matter the threat to their children, mothers fight back.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Haiti gets a special delivery of medical supplies in honor of International Women’s Day.
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.
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.
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.