HAITI: Tougher legislation coming soon for victims of sexual violence

HAITI: Tougher legislation coming soon for victims of sexual violence

Anastasia Moloney – WNN MDG Stories (WNN/Trustlaw) PORT-AU-PRINCE: Haiti is putting the finishing touches on new legislation to tackle a scourge of post-quake sexual violence in a country where rape has only been a crime since 2005 and rights groups say enforcement is sporadic at best. The new laws, if passed, aim to provide a […]

Anti-rape legal experts mobilize for change in Haiti

Anti-rape legal experts mobilize for change in Haiti

Lys Anzia – WNN Features Images of Port-au-Prince, Haiti under massive death, destruction and rubble are starting to fade from the media, but conditions of squalor and psychological aftershocks remain as Haiti deals with a persistent crisis – an ongoing sexual violence directed against innocent women and girls. Releasing a strategic plan for family housing […]