CNN‘s Sara Sidner reports on the continuing pressures on women in Haiti

When the guys don’t have no money, their brain is not good,” said camp leader Jean Joseph Rudler. “When they have no work or food and just sit around, it is bad. When a guy is drunk, he will do anything [to a woman].

Conducive Chronicle tells The Herstory of Haiti

The article refers to a report for the National Organization of Women titled Women of Haiti: A Violent History and Uncertain Future which says that “after President Jean-Bertrand Aristide was ousted in the military coup in 1991, the new regime employed systematic rape of women and girls as a tool of political oppression used against supporters of the democratic government and their families”.

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