"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...
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.