Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

How Human Rights Can Save Haiti… And Other Developing Countries Too

Speaker: Prof. Fran Quigley
Author: IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law

In January, 2010, the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere suffered one of the most devastating earthquakes in modern history. The earthquake’s human and infrastructure toll only added to the Haitian misery caused by vicious hurricanes, grinding poverty, ongoing deforestation, the HIV/AIDS pandemic, and a seemingly endless state of political upheaval. For solutions to Haiti’s suffering, the international community typically envisions engineers digging wells, construction workers building

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