Monday, February 1, 2010

The Washington Post Reports: Food Distribution Focuses on Women

Chaos eases as Food Lines Focus on Women

The Associated Press
Sunday, January 31, 2010; 9:43 PM

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- The 79-year-old woman with a 55-pound bag of rice perched on her head gingerly descended concrete steps Sunday and passed it off to her daughter-in-law - who quickly disappeared behind the faded leopard-print sheets that are the walls of their makeshift home on the crowded turf of Haiti's National Stadium.

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