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iciHaiti – Politic : National Day of the Haitian Women’s Movement


iciHaiti – Politic : Countrywide Working day of the Haitian Women’s Motion
04/04/2022 11:21:54

iciHaiti - Politic : National Day of the Haitian Women's Movement

Friday, April 1st, as a prelude to the nationwide day of the Haitian women’s movement (April 3rd), ladies collected at the Ministry of Tourism for a great talk all over the rights of women of all ages, of rape and sexual harassment in the place of work, as properly as and gender fairness, subjects in transform led by the Minister for the Status of Females and Women’s Rights Sofia Loréus and by two Ministry officials, Ms. Marie Carline Laurenceau and Mr. Jean Gérard Jean.

This working day was also an opportunity to recreate back links and spotlight the females of the Ministry of Tourism, lots of of whom were being honored with plaques and flowers for their remarkable perform in the administration.

In her speech, Minister Loréus declared it “[…] The protection of women’s rights is not just a work. It is a mission for which we fight with, by our facet, females leaders and feminist and women’s companies as perfectly as grassroots teams. 36 several years just after the birth of the countrywide movement of Haitian gals, development has been built. But they are at this time threatened by numerous multidimensional crises, the persistence of social norms unfavorable to females and the trivialization of gender-based mostly violence. We even now have a extensive way to go to achieve equality and empowerment of Haitian females and women […]” citing as illustrations the major fundamental achievements in the combat for the emancipation of Haitian women of all ages:

The development of the Ministry for the Position of Females and Women’s Rights
The 2005 decree-regulation which recognizes rape as a criminal offense
The vote and the promulgation of the legislation on Paternity, Maternity and Filiation
The vote and the promulgation of the regulation on the quota of at minimum 30% of women in conclusion-producing areas
The adoption of the Gender Equality plan.

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