Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

Petition: Include Women with Disabilities in Haitian Gender Equality

Petition for an inclusive approach respecting the equality of women with disabilities in the National Policy for Equality of Women and Men (2014-2034) launched by the Haitian government on 6 March, 2015 Government of Haiti: Include women with disabilities in the National Gender Equality Policy Sign the petition HERE. We, the signatories of this petition, welcome the launch of the National Policy for Equality of Women and Men (2014-2034) by the government on March 6, 2015. The Haitian government, through this policy, signals that it wants a country where women and men can enjoy equal opportunity to exercise their full rights, and to establish an inclusive Haitian society with strong social cohesion. Despite the nonchalance of the Haitian government in the application of its terms, this policy exists. However, despite this so-called inclusive vision, women with disabilities are excluded, and have neither been invited nor consulted in the process beginning […]

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