UN Women’s relief efforts for women and girls after Hurricane Matthew
Date: 27 October 2016
Displacement, over-crowded internally displaced centres, lack of privacy, lighting and access to information, limited and unsegregated wash facilities and other factors often contribute to higher rates of sexual violence against women.
The goal of UN Women’s humanitarian response to the crisis in Haiti is to ensure that equitable and gender-responsive access to humanitarian assistance through Haitian women’s leadership and equal participation in the delivery and design of the interventions. UN Women's response is developed by Haitian women for Haitian women.DOWNLOAD FACT SHEET