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Empowering Girls in Haiti

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Van Deven,Mandy (Author)
Format:
Journal Article
Publication Date:
Winter2013
ISBN:
0711-7485
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, Women, Natural disasters, Haiti earthquake, 2010, reconstruction, International Planned Parenthood Federation
Notes:
A discussion on empowering women in Haiti after the earthquake. Headed by the International Planned Parenthood Federation/Western Hemisphere Region the Haiti Adolescent Girls Network (HAGN) aims to empower and protect vulnerable young women so that they may  break the cycle of poverty. The Association por la Promotion de la Famille Haitienne along with HAGN created safe shelters for the young women.