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Haitian Women and Gender Based Violence Reports

UN SEA: Sexual Exploitation and Abuse at the Hands of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (independent investigator), January 2017
Making Progress in the Fight Against Gender-based Violence, Malya Villard, May 2016
EPU 2016 Droits des femmes (HRC), March 24, 2016
EPU 2016 Droits des victimes de SEA MINUSTAH (HRC), March 24, 2016
UPR Submission on violence and discrimination against women and LGBT people in Haiti (MADRE), March 24, 2016 (Francais ici)
Gender Issues Facing Women and Girls (BAI) — January 22, 2016 (for the 63rd Session of the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, February 25, 2016)
Violence Against Women, Trafficking, Prostitution, and Exploitation by UN Peacekeepers (CEDAW) — January 22, 2016 (for the 63rd Session of the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, February 25, 2016 (Version Française)
List of Issues for Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (BAI and IJDH), June 12, 2015
Beyond Shock: Chart­ing the Land­scape of Sex­ual Vio­lence in Post-Earthquake Haiti, Anne-Christine d’Adesky, Decem­ber 4, 2012
CHRGJ and GJC study sug­gests alarm­ing lev­els of sex­ual vio­lence in Haiti linked to lack of basic resources ( NYU Law,, Jan­u­ary 23, 2012
State­ment Sub­mit­ted to the UN Com­mis­sion on the Sta­tus of Women for the 56th Ses­sion Con­cern­ing the Empow­er­ment of Rural Women and Their Role in Poverty and Hunger Erad­i­ca­tion, Devel­op­ment and Cur­rent Chal­lenges in Haiti (BAI, MADRE, KOFAVIV, CGRS, SOFA Bureau of Abri­cots, ESCDROJ,IGLHRC), Novem­ber 29, 2011
Nobody Remembers US (Human Rights Watch), August 2011
Fanm ayisyen pap kase: Respecting the right to health of Haitian women and girls, Lisa Davis and Blaine Bookey, July 18, 2011
Inter­ven­tion of Kather­ine Romero: Eng­lish, Span­ish (Inter-American Com­mis­sion on Human Rights), March 25, 2011
Inter­ven­tion of Lisa Davis (Inter-American Com­mis­sion on Human Rights), March 25, 2011
Tes­ti­mony of Eramithe Delva: Eng­lish, Kreyol (Inter-American Com­mis­sion on Human Rights), March 25, 2011
Tes­ti­mony of Malya Vil­lard Appolon: Eng­lish, Kreyol (Inter-American Com­mis­sion on Human Rights), March 25, 2011
Intro­duc­tion Dur­ing Hear­ing on Pre­cau­tion­ary Mea­sure 340–10: Women and Girls in Camps for Forcibly Dis­placed Per­sons in Haiti (Inter-American Com­mis­sion on Human Rights), March 25, 2011
Sex­ual Vio­lence in Haiti’s IDP Camps: Results of a House­hold Sur­vey (CHRGJ), March 24, 2011
Gender-Based Vio­lence Against Hait­ian Women & Girls in Inter­nal Dis­place­ment Camps (MADRE/KOFAVIV, FAVILEK, KONAMAVID, Women’s Link World­wide, Inter­na­tional Women’s Human Rights Clinic at CUNY School of Law), March 24, 2011
“Our Bod­ies Are Still Trem­bling”: Hait­ian Women Con­tinue to Fight Against Rape (IJDH), Jan­u­ary 10, 2011
Haiti: After­shocks: Women Speak Out Against Sex­ual Vio­lence In Haiti’s Camps (Amnesty Inter­na­tional: Eng­lish and French), Jan­u­ary 6, 2011
Ben­e­fi­ciary per­cep­tions regard­ing the effec­tive­ness of mea­sures to pre­vent sex­ual exploita­tion and abuse by human­i­tar­ian aid work­ers (HAP), Decem­ber 8, 2010
Human Rights of Inter­nally Dis­placed Per­sons in Haiti (UN), Octo­ber 16, 2010
Report of the Inde­pen­dent Expert on the Ques­tion of Human Rights and Extreme Poverty (UN) , August 9, 2010
Our Bod­ies Are Still Trem­bling: Hait­ian Women’s Fight Against Rape (IJDH), July 27, 2010
Gen­der Impacts of Inter­na­tional Finan­cial Insti­tu­tion Grants and Loans (HAWG), Issue Brief, July 27, 2010
Gender-Based Vio­lence in Haiti (IJDH), Issue Brief, July 27, 2010
Vio­lence Against Women in Haiti: Pre­pared for Con­gres­sional Brief­ing (IJDH), Issue Brief, July 13, 2010
Women in Haiti after the Jan­u­ary 12, 2010 Earth­quake (Huairou Com­mis­sion), June 19, 2010
UN Human Rights Coun­cil Res­o­lu­tion: Accel­er­at­ing efforts to elim­i­nate all forms of vio­lence against women: ensur­ing due dili­gence in pre­ven­tion (UN), June 15, 2010
Gender Mainstreaming in the Humanitarian Response in the Aftermath of the Earthquake in Haiti (GENCAP), February 24, 2010
The Right of Women in Haiti to be Free from Vio­lence and Dis­crim­i­na­tion (OAS), March 10, 2009
Con­clud­ing obser­va­tions of the Com­mit­tee on the Elim­i­na­tion of Dis­crim­i­na­tion against Women: Haiti (UN), Feb­ru­ary 10, 2009
Don’t turn your back on girls — Sex­ual vio­lence in Haiti (Amnesty Inter­na­tional), Novem­ber 27, 2008
Con­sid­er­a­tion of reports sub­mit­ted by States par­ties under arti­cle 18 of the Con­ven­tion on the Elim­i­na­tion of All Forms of Dis­crim­i­na­tion Against Women: Haiti (UN), July 9, 2008
The Dou­ble Weak­ness of Girls: Dis­crim­i­na­tion and Sex­ual Vio­lence in Haiti (Stan­ford Jour­nal of Inter­na­tional Law), Jan­u­ary 1, 2008
The Response to Vio­lence Against Women in Haiti (French) (MCFDF), March 30, 2007
Access to Jus­tice for Women Vic­tims of Vio­lence in the Amer­i­cas (OAS), Jan­u­ary 20, 2007
The Role of Women in Peace­keep­ing and Peace­mak­ing: Devis­ing Solu­tions to the Demand Side of Traf­fick­ing, Connie de la Vega and Chelsea E. HaleyNelson, Decem­ber 1, 2006
Human rights abuse and other crim­i­nal vio­la­tions in Port-au-Prince, Haiti: a ran­dom sur­vey of house­holds (The Lancet), August 31, 2006
Haiti: Rape and Gender-Based Vio­lence (Rights Action), Feb­ru­ary 15, 2005
Gen­der Pro­file of the Con­flict in Haiti (UNIFEM), Jan­u­ary 1, 2005
Rewind­ing His­tory: The Rights of Hait­ian Women (EPICA), Jan­u­ary 1, 2005
UNIFEM in Haiti: Sup­port­ing Gen­der Jus­tice, Devel­op­ment and Peace (UNIFEM), July 1, 2004
Hait­ian Women’s Fight for Gen­der Jus­tice (IJDH), Decem­ber 1, 2003
Vio­lence Against Women in Haiti (UN), Jan­u­ary 27, 2000

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