Friday, January 22, 2010

CNN REPORTS: Women's Movement Mourns Deaths of 3 Haitian Leaders

CNN reports on the death of 3 women whom worked for major advocacy organizations in Haiti that focus on the needs of women and girls. Their deaths have left many supporters of the women's movement in mourning.
"Women's Movement Mourns Deaths of 3 Haitian Leaders"
by Jessica Ravitz of CNN
(CNN) -- One returned to her Haitian roots, to give voice to women, honor their stories and shape their futures.

Another urged women to pack a courtroom in Haiti, where she succeeded in getting a guilty verdict against a man who battered his wife.

A third joined the others and helped change the law to make rape, long a political weapon in Haiti, a punishable crime. Read more here...

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