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Women and Girls in Haiti's Reconstruction: A Dialogue on Assessing Legal Reforms (February 2013)

On February 6, 2013, over 200 participants attended the third in a series of three workshops entitled, “Assessing Legal Reforms: Opportunities for Strengthening Remedies and Responses to Sexual Violence in Haiti under the Haiti Draft Penal Code Revision Law,” aimed at bringing together government, civil society and other relevant actors concerned with gender-based violence (GBV) in Haiti. The workshop highlighted the pending draft penal code revision law and implications for addressing gender-based violence and discrimination. The event was hosted by the Haitian Ministry of Justice and Public Security (Ministry of Justice), the Haitian Ministry on the Condition of Women’s Rights and Affairs (Ministry of Women’s Affairs), KOFAVIV, MADRE, the Gender Law and Policy Project of the International Women’s Human Rights Clinic (IWHR) at the City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law, the Nobel Women’s Initiative, the International Campaign to Stop Rape & Gender Violence in Conflict, the World Bank, and WE-ADVANCE. 

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