International Women’s Day Celebration
March 7, 2017 from 9:30-11 am
You are invited to attend a panel on the status of women in Haiti featuring Haitian feminist activists and experts on Haiti, sponsored by Gender Action, Human Rights Watch and HAWG.
When: March 7 from 9:30-11 am
Where: Human Rights Watch, 1630 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington DC
Panelists include: Nadia Lafleur, Director of Fanm Deside’s battered women’s shelter, Sabine Lamour, Activist and Professor, Amanda Klasing, Senior Researcher in the Women’s Rights Division at Human Rights Watch, Amy Van Zanen of Gender Action
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HAITIAN GRASSROOTS LEADERS
Marie-Ange Noel, Coordinator of FANM DESIDE (Women Decide). Member of Je nan Je Land and Housing Rights Platform. This grassroots organization is based in Jacmel, in the south, and has a successful 20-year history of promoting women’s rights, democratic rights and access to judicial and government services. Read More