Friday, November 4, 2016
It’s been a month since Hurricane Matthew hit Haiti, taking the lives of hundreds of people in the South, Grand’Anse and Nippes departments ( districts) and leaving more than 1.4 million in need of humanitarian assistance, but the women and girls in the most affected areas remember it as if it was yesterday.
Thursday, October 27, 2016
Disasters increase specific risks for women, exacerbating all their existing social, economic and physical vulnerabilities.
Friday, October 7, 2016
In immediate response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew in Haiti, UN Women is mobilizing experts and resources to assess the humanitarian needs on the ground.
Friday, April 13, 2012
Sophia Martelly, première dame de la République d’Haiti était à l’Académie de Police ce mardi 3 avril pour l'inauguration officielle des nouveaux locaux de la Coordination nationale des Affaires féminines et des questions de genre (CNAF) de la PNH à l'occasion de la journée nationale du mouvement des femmes haïtiennes,
Friday, March 9, 2012
On the occasion of International Women's Day several United Nations' agencies - UNDP, UNFPA, UNESCO and UN Women supported a National Forum organized by the Ministry of Women's Affairs and Womens Rights (MCFDF) to support women's voices.
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Women from Haitian organizations supported by UNWomen, MCFDF, KAY FANM, Fort Liberte and Port de Paix, gathered for an intensive training seminar in Croix de Bouquets.
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Two years ago today, Haiti confronted a national disaster that shook the country … and our own Organization … to the core. Along with the people of Haiti themselves, we lost colleagues, friends and family. And with them, we have struggled to overcome tragedy and rebuild.
Wednesday, January 12, 2011
In Haiti, one year after its devastating earthquake, UN Women is working side by side with national counterparts to stop violence against women, expand women’s economic options and increase space for women to participate in decisions that affect them.
Friday, July 30, 2010
During a visit that concluded today, Inés Alberdi, Executive Director of the UN Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM, part of UN Women) and UNIFEM Goodwill Ambassador Nicole Kidman have called for the urgent need to address gender-based violence among affected populations.
Friday, February 19, 2010
The Chilean President, Michelle Bachelet will travel to Haiti on 20th February to meet with Haitian authorities and women's organizations and express her solidarity with the nation.
Saturday, February 13, 2010
At 4:53 one month ago, Haiti was irrevocably changed. The earthquake of January 12th 2010 has become a line of demarcation- between the before and the after.
Monday, February 1, 2010
The humanitarian response in Haiti must take account of the needs and responsibilities of women given their central role in ensuring family and community well-being.
Wednesday, January 20, 2010
One returned to her Haitian roots, to give voice to women, honor their stories and shape their futures. Another urged women to pack a courtroom in Haiti, where she succeeded in getting a guilty verdict against a man who battered his wife.
Sunday, January 17, 2010
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (left) stands beside the remains of the UN's headquarters in Port-au-Prince , Hait Touching down in the capital of Haiti, which was devastated by this week's catastrophic earthquake, today, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today pledged the United Nations' support for the victims of the disaster.
Friday, January 15, 2010
We are saddened at the loss of lives and destruction caused by the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti Tuesday afternoon near the capital city Port-au-Prince. The full extent of casualties is still unknown at this time, but unfortunately it will likely be high