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Summary When the head teacher found out that I was pregnant, he called me to his office and told me, “You have to leave our school immediately because you are pregnant.” —Jamida K., Kahama, Tanzania, April 2014 We don’t allow pregnant girls to continue…
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Summary “We are Dominican” —Adaptation of a popular slogan used in rallies by Dominicans of Haitian descent, “I am Dominican and I have rights” Rosanna is a bright 17-year-old who was born in the Dominican Republic. She was raised by parents who…
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 We live in this camp, in the dirt … and nobody

 remembers us.
 —Charlise, camp in

 Delmas 33, Haiti, November 2010
 The extreme…
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 Haiti’s
 Rendezvous with History
 The
 Case of Jean-Claude Duvalier
 I. Summary
 and Recommendations
 Human Rights
 Abuses under Jean-Claude Duvalier
 The
 Proceedings against Duvalier
 Theories of
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Haiti: Recycled Soldiers and Paramilitaries on the March Rebel forces are advancing on Haiti’s capital Port-au-Prince, sparking fears of widespread bloodshed. Among the leaders of the insurgency are such notorious figures as Louis Jodel Chamblain, a…
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POLICY PARALYSIS: A CALL FOR ACTION ON HIV/AIDS-RELATED
 HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS IN AFRICA      SUMMARY II. ABUSES
 OF WOMEN AND GIRLS THAT FUEL HIV/AIDS.. HIV/AIDS and
 Abuse of Girls Risks to
 Women and Girls in…
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The Haitian National Police (Police Nationale d'Haïti, HNP) constitutes the first civilian, professional police force in Haiti’s 193-year history. In past decades, Haiti’s military controlled a subservient police, and both institutions engaged in…
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In the year since President Jean-Bertrand Aristide returned to Haiti, there has been marked, concrete improvement in respect for human rights and the government has launched institutional reforms that should bring lasting change. The reign of terror…
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Human Rights Watch/Americas, which has monitored the human rights crisis in Haiti for over ten years, has examined pre-election conditions and found that, while levels of violence do not compare with previous electoral periods and the procedural aspects…