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After the earthquake: gender inequality and transformation in post-disaster Haiti

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Horton,Lynn (Author)
Format:
Journal Article
Publication Date:
2012-07
ISBN:
1355-2074
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, Women, Social conditions, Violence, Sex discrimination, Haiti earthquake, 2010, Gender inequality
Notes:
Argues that patterns of gender exclusion occur on multiple levels from the transnational to the local, and identifies gender-specific obstacles in the recovery and reconstruction period. In Haiti, these include meeting family survival needs, violence and exploitation, and class and racially based stigmatization.