Haiti: After the earthquake: Initial mission findings, March 2010

An Amnesty International delegation visited Haiti to assess ongoing human rights concerns stemming from the humanitarian crisis caused by the earthquake of 12 January. In particular, the delegation investigated human rights issues relating to the protection of groups at risk, mostly women and children, in and outside makeshift camps of displaced people. Amnesty International is publishing this briefing and recommendations to draw the attention of the Haitian government and the international community to continuing concerns in Haiti regarding the prevention of and response to sexual violence against women and girls.

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