Gender Action recently sent a letter to President Obama, expressing dire concerns that the largest U.S. tax-payer funded assistance for Haiti does not address escalating rapes and other gender based violence and is indebting poor Haitians.
The people of Haiti are in desperate need of support. Show your solidarity today!
Gender Action Letter to President Obama: Haiti: IFIs Must Address Gender Based Violence and End Debt
As Haiti’s earthquake toppled buildings, it also toppled social structures that provided Haitian women some protection against sexual violence.
A video created by the Global Fund for Women on how the global women's movement is working together to support Haitian women following the massive earthquake in January.
CIVICUS and its partners, African Monitor, Trust Africa, the Southern Africa Trust, Charity Aid Foundation (CAF) Southern Africa, the South African Red Cross Society; the National Welfare Forum; and Ivan May through 1485 Radio Today on 1484 AM in Jozi and through SADC (also DStv 169), and the Synergos Institute have agreed to join what is known as the Africa for Haiti Project and to help in co-ordinating efforts.
The purpose of this paper is to provide guidance for governments, commercial enterprises, NGOs, civil society organisations and other entities considering sending donations to Haiti in support of the emergency response to the earthquake.
Take Action: March 8th, Centenary International Women's Day 2010: Women Worldwide will Honor the Lives of Feminist Leaders who Died in Haiti's Earthquake
Take Action: March 8th, Centenary International Women's Day 2010: Women Worldwide will Honor the Lives of Feminist Leaders who Died in Haiti's Earthquake in Creole
UAF Grant Making Information (part 2) in Creole
UAF Grantmaking Information in Creole
WHRD's Policy Recommendations in Creole
AWID Statement on the Post-Earthquake Humanitarian Crisis in Haiti January 2010 in Creole