October 21, 2010
Prof. Lisa Davis and students from CUNY Law’s International Women’s Human Rights Clinic conducted an on-the-ground investigation into the ongoing rape and sexual assault of women in displaced persons camps in Haiti. Documentation from their interviews have become part of the evidence used for a petition that has been submitted to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights calling for measures to address the violence.
- Official Press Release
- Clinic Students in Haiti: Documenting Rape and Sexual Assaults, Meeting with UN Officials, Huffington Post Covers
- Human Rights Groups File Legal Petition on Sexual Violence Against Women and Girls in Camps for Displaced in Haiti (Yubanet)
- Rape in Haiti: Where is the International Community? (RHRealityCheck)