“We found that most women never report their rapes and aren’t counted in that official tally,” says Femi. “Independent estimates suggest more than 500 women have been raped or exploited by UN […]
In Haiti, 231 people admitted to having “transactional sexual relationships” with peacekeeping personnel in exchange for “jewellery, ‘church’ shoes, dresses, fancy underwear, cell phones, perfume, radios, televisions and, in a few cases, […]
A deadly cholera epidemic in Haiti that experts say was introduced by UN peacekeepers from Nepal is on the rise, with hundreds of new cases registered weekly, a UN official said Thursday. […]
This is a welcome call — cholera has killed over 8,824 people in Haiti since it was introduced by UN peacekeepers in 2010, and water and sanitation is critical to curbing transmission […]
Foreign investment in Haiti’s water and sanitation systems is critical in order to eliminate the deadly spread of cholera and mitigate other serious illnesses in the country, according to the United Nations. […]
President Michel Martelly’s critics have closed a major thoroughfare in Port-au-Prince. About 2,000 protesters snaked through the capital Thursday, calling on Martelly to resign and accusing him of corruption. Before being dispersed […]
However, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the evidence strongly suggested UN peacekeepers from Nepal were the source after they set up a camp near a major river. The […]
Since its independence in 1804, Haiti has suffered from a multitude of ailments—poverty, corruption, instability—common among the developing countries of the world. However, cholera was not one of them. Cholera is an […]
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