Archive for October 17th, 2022

17/10/2022

Rural Women Work the Hardest, Produce the Most, Eat the Least

Human Wrongs Watch

MADRID, Oct 17 2022 (IPS)* – Make no mistake. Violence against women has been perpetuated, specially when it comes to those who have already been deprived of their basic human rights, as it is the case of rural women in over two-thirds of the world.
17/10/2022

Soaring Violence, Fuel Crisis and a Cholera Outbreak: Haiti in the Grip of a “Humanitarian Catastrophe”

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, 13 October 2022 (UNFPA)* – As protection, health-care and essential services break down, the violence and volatile political and economic crisis engulfing Haiti has rapidly deteriorated into what the UN has described as a humanitarian catastrophe

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Women carry containers of propane gas during a demonstration in Port-au-Prince. Protests and looting have rocked an already unstable situation since fuel price hikes were announced in early September, with three–quarters of hospitals reported to be closed and essential services dangerously undermined across the country. © RICHARD PIERRIN/AFP via Getty Images

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