TALKS! Haiti: Gender and Continuity in the Midst of Disaster

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DEC 8, 2010 WED 7:30PM
FREE

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What is the general situation in post-earthquake Haiti? How does disaster particularly affect women and girls, gender issues, and culture? What are the courses of action for victims of gender-based violence in temporary encampments for over a million people left homeless by the earthquake. With so many schools destroyed, how do students get access to education? With Nadege Clitandre, founder and director of Haiti Soleil, which focuses on youth development and empowerment through the creation of community-centered educational institutions in Haiti; Anne-Christine d’Adesky, international journalist working with Poto Fanm+Fi, a global solidarity initiative in partnership with the Haitian women’s movement; LisaRuth Elliott, volunteer with GrassRoots United, an international support organization working in Port-au-Prince to address the gaps in relief operations.

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Date:
December 8, 2010
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7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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