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Aftershocks: Women Speak Out against Sexual Violence in Haiti's Camps

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Amnesty International (Author)
Format:
Pamphlet
Publication Date:
2011-01-06
URL:
https://www.amnesty.org/download/Documents/28000/amr360012011en.pdf
Published:
Amnesty International Publications
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, Haiti, Women, Social conditions, Crime and criminals, Violence, Earthquakes, Sex crimes, Natural disasters, Rape
Notes:
23 p., The January 2010 earthquake devastated Haiti. The risk of rape and other forms of gender-based violence in Haiti's camps has increased dramatically in the past year. This report highlights the protection needs of women and girls in camps against the background of research undertaken by Amnesty International and other organizations on violence against women and girls after the earthquake.