UN Women – United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

UN Women – United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women


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UN Women: Being amongst the most affected by the earthquake, women’s and girls’ meaningful participation and leadership are crucial to an effective and successful humanitarian response

Monday, September 13, 2021

Development of a Rapid Gender Analysis that aims to provide humanitarian actors with recommendations to address the needs of women and girls to ensure their rights and needs are at the core of recovery and reconstruction efforts.

UN Women works in Haiti to ensure that the humanitarian response reaches out to women, incorporates their voices and proposals

Thursday, August 26, 2021

As the country remains in a state of national emergency, UN Women, along with its national partners and the entire UN and international cooperation system, joins the efforts in response to the earthquake. Immediate humanitarian support, protection of rights, food security and early recovery are the priorities for women's organizations and Haitian women.

In post-hurricane Haiti, women work together to rebuild

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.

UN Women’s relief efforts for women and girls after Hurricane Matthew

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Disasters increase specific risks for women, exacerbating all their existing social, economic and physical vulnerabilities.

UN Women mobilizes relief efforts to support Haitians

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,

Amplifying Womens Voices

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.

Safe Houses Provide Critical Support to Survivors of Violence in Haiti

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.

The Secretary-General's Message on The Second Anniversary of Haiti Earthquake

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.

UN Women on the Ground: Haiti's Women a Year after the Earthquake

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.

UNIFEM Goodwill Ambassador Nicole Kidman And Executive Director Inés Alberdi In Haiti Stress Women's Equality As Central For Recovery

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.

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet to call for attention to womens needs in Haiti

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.

Equality is the Path - Responding Today and Building the Future in Haiti

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.

Making Haitian Womens Voices Heard

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.

Womens movement mourns death of 3 Haitian leaders

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.

In Haiti Secretary-General Vows Support for Quake Victims

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.

UNIFEM Executive Director on the Earthquake in Haiti

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

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