Guiding Haiti's Roadmap to Recovery with Human Rights
By Monika Kalra Varma and Kerry Kennedy, February 1, 2010
Kerry Kennedy is president and founder of the Robert F. Kennedy
Center for Justice and Human Rights. Monika Kalra Varma is director
of the RFK Center for Human Rights.
http://www.fpif.org / http://www.rfkcenter.org
Overwhelmed by sadness, empathy and disbelief, the world's eyes are
focused on the rescue and relief efforts for those in Haiti.
However, many who have worked in Haiti fear that a preventable
long-term disaster lies on the horizon if international
interventions don't break with past patterns. As international aid
begins to pour into Haiti, we have a brief moment to break with
past mistakes and bring real change to the country. More..