IJDH is seeking a recent law graduate for a one or two-year externally-funded legal Fellowship focused on defending Haitians’ human rights in international fora. The Fellowship is designed to train and empower new lawyers to advance social justice movements in the Global South through immersive practice in human rights advocacy within a solidarity framework. Apply to join our team now!
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) granted two thematic hearings on Haiti for its 186th Period of Sessions, which IJDH and BAI requested jointly with partners. On International Women's Day (March 8), a hearing on widespread sexual violence against Haitian women and girls and corresponding side event were held, and on March 9, a hearing on deportations of Haitian nationals from the United States to Haiti was held.
Out now, IJDH’s latest update on the current status of human rights and rule of law in Haiti covers key developments from June 2022 through November 2022.
Join IJDH, Haiti Response Coalition, and allies for a Haiti Advocacy Campaign to call on the US government to stop supporting Haiti’s repressive and corrupt government, so that a Haitian-led solution to the crisis can emerge.
The Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti is a U.S.-based human rights non-profit organization. Established in 2004, it is a partnership of human rights advocates in Haiti and the U.S., dedicated to tackling the root causes of injustice that impacts basic human rights in Haiti.