The history of women and gender in the Caribbean

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Help for Haitian Hurricane victims in the Dominican Republic
From HWHR, 11 October 1998. Haitian Women for Haitian Refugees, (HWHR), Haitian American Women Advocacy Network (HAWANET), and Movimiento de Mujeres Dominico-Haitianas (MUDHA) to provide relief to hurricane victims in the Dominican Republic.
Women Still at Risk
By Peter Richards, IPS, 6 December 1999. There is an urgent need to tackle the root cause of violence against women and policy and program interventions should be based on a better understanding of the issue.
Still A Long Way To Go
Women as Leaders Series, IPS, 1 June 2000. There has been some progress made by women in area of public life in the last five years, but there is still a long way to go when it comes to gender equality.
Despite Legislation, Violence Against Women Continues
By Corinne Barnes, IPS, 1 June 2000. Violence against women, for all the attention the issue has been given in the decade of the 1990s shows no signs of decreasing and may in fact be on the rise, although laws exist in several of these Caribbean islands aimed at protecting women.