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How one program curtails the sex abuse that skyrocketed after Haiti earthquake from The Christian Science Monitor, 1/12/2011

January 12th, 2011 admin Leave a comment Go to comments


The article reports, “The women came first, gathering under a roofed plywood shack to learn basic skills that could help them get a job – to sew or speak English. The meetings soon turned into a sort of group therapy, where they discussed the pressures of living in a squalid, crowded camp with 26,000 earthquake survivors. But it wasn’t until their husbands joined them that the daily gatherings gave a few dozen Haitians a way to talk openly about sexual abuse – a problem that experts say has grown since last year’s earthquake.”

Read the full article at:
http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Americas/2011/0112/How-one-program-curtails-the-sex-abuse-that-skyrocketed-after-Haiti-earthquake

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