Women in Haiti

  1. LET’S TALK : As is always true in the aftermath of a major disaster, in addition to what we traditionally consider the pillars of immediate aid – food, water, shelter, medical care – there are needs that are specific to women, particularly for pregnant women and mothers with new babies. And, there is the added vulnerability to violence that women face when government infrastructures are dysfunctional. Let’s hear from those who have worked in previous disasters how then were the specific needs of women met? And even if you haven’t worked internationally, what ideas do YOU have for meeting the women of Haiti’s needs?
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    retired from nursing in 2005 - now a writer
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