Ending Gender Based Violence in Haiti
In response, the Goldin Institute partnered with grassroots women’s organizations like KOFAVIV and partners at the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti to train and equip a team of twenty-five male security and sensitization agents to patrol the Place Petion camp. Through their leadership, the reported incidents of rape were brought to zero for over eighteen months.
In addition to the immediate impact of stopping gender-based violence in the Place Petion camp, this project has also made visible the efficacy of direct partnership with grassroots women's groups who have largely been cut out of the rebuilding process in post-earthquake Haiti.
Enough Video

Enough: by the women of Haiti is a documentary highlighting the Security and Sensitization Project in the Place Petion Camp in Port au Prince Haiti. This video was produced by the Goldin Institute in partnership with the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti and KOFAVIV.

Our Team
img
KOFAVIV Co-Founder
Global Associate, Haiti
img
IJDH
Project Partner, Haiti
Facts about Gender Based Violence
  • Global Crisis

    Globally, one in three women will experience physical or sexual violence in her lifetime.

  • Close to Home

    Nearly eighty-five percent of victims of sexual and gender-based violence know their attacker.

  • Displacement Effects

    Situations of conflict and displacement exacerbate existing rates of violence against women.

Recent Articles
  • img
    HAITI | International Women's Day - February 09, 2019
    Global Associate Malya Villard Appolon, Founder the Commission of Women Victims for Victims (KOFAVIV), reflects on "celebrating" International Women's Day during the turmoil in Haiti and calls for global solidarity with women who are currently suffering.
  • img
    UGANDA | International Women's Day - February 08, 2019
    GATHER Fellow Diana Alaroker of the Youth Leaders for Restoration and Development in Gulu, Uganda, works with returning child combatants to ensure that women and girls will rise!
  • img
    International Women's Day - February 08, 2019
    GATHER Fellow Michelle Kuiper shares her powerful story as an advocate for sexual assault survivors in Kentucky as part of International Women's Day.
  • img
    International Women's Day - February 08, 2019
    GATHER Fellow Cynthia Austin, founder of the Shyne organization created by women who’ve gotten out of or are seeking to leave sexual exploitation, shares her powerful reflections on International Women's Day.
100% of your donation today will go to support women-led solutions to stop gender-based violence in Haiti.
We're excited that you are interested in joining the global network of grassroots leaders. Complete the form below to take the first step in applying for Gather:
First Name*
Enter your first name

Last Name*
Enter your last name

Country*
Select country

Email*
Enter a valid email address