“Haitian Peasant Women as Poto Mitan, Central Pillar”: An interview with Iderle Brénus Gerbier

“Haitian Peasant Women as Poto Mitan, Central Pillar”: An interview with Iderle Brénus Gerbier

Alexis Erkert – Other Worlds Are Possible – Monday, 26 December 2011 (originally published 20 Dec)  Iderle Brénus Gerbier has worked with many peasant organizations in support of women rights’ and food sovereignty. She is a member of the Haitian National Network for Food Security and Sovereignty (RENHASSA), campaign coordinator for Food Sovereignty in Haiti, […]

Haiti Father & Daughter

Haiti Father & Daughter

WNN Photos A Haitian father carries is daughter in search of safety. (WNN) HAITI: A father carries his daughter on his shoulders as their city flee rising waters in search of shelter. Heavy rain caused flooding of residents homes in Cité Soleil, Haiti. Tropical storm Noel left thousands homeless. The devastation from the storm has […]

Haitian Women Cross Border to Give Birth

Haitian Women Cross Border to Give Birth

Lauren Gilger – Florida Center Investigative Report – Monday, 29 August 2011 (originally published 22Aug) JIMANI, Dominican Republic — A doctor sits on the porch of her clinic, the only one in Jimani, the Dominican city that serves as the busiest border crossing between Haiti and its neighbor. Suddenly, one of the bikes kicks up […]

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 […]

Haiti womens micro-lending bank brings big cash to rescue

Haiti womens micro-lending bank brings big cash to rescue

  Able to quickly reach a well-developed network of women throughout the country, an alternative banking system performs while the Haitian economy is in shambles Peggy Simpson – WNN Features in partnership with the WMC – Women’s Media Center A micro-credit program and banking system for more than 200,000 women in Haiti has come to […]