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Event: A Panel Discussion with MADRE's Human Rights Advocacy Director

Posted on: Friday, December 2, 2011

Keywords: Haiti, Latin American and Caribbean, Combating Violence Against Women, Human Rights Avocacy

This Wednesday, December 7, MADRE's Human Rights Advocacy Director will be a featured panelist in the Human Rights in Reconstruction Haiti discussion, sponsored by the Yale Alumni Association of The Haiti Assistance Task Force. To RSVP and learn more, check out the event description below.

Event Details

Haiti Task Force Panel Discussion

The Haiti Assistance Task Force presents the final panel discussion in our three-part series focused on issues impacting Haiti entitled Human Rights in Reconstruction Haiti.  The panel of practitioners and legal advocates will be focused on the human rights abuses faced by Haitians since the earthquake.  In particular, the panelists will focus on the disparate impact on women, and the housing crisis. 

Agenda: Screening of Short Film: Haiti: The Enemy Within


  • Lisa Davis, Human Rights Advocacy Director, MADRE: Demanding Rights, Resources & Results for Women Worldwide (
  • Laura Raymond, Advocacy Program Manager, Center for Constitutional Rights ( Margarette Tropnas, Executive Director, Dwa Famn (
  • Matthias Resch, co-founder, Community Development International (
  • Gill Fickling, TV Producer, United Nations Television  (

Sponsor: Panel Discussion is coordinated by the Yale Alumni Association of New York's Haiti Task Force of the Public Service/Social Justice Committee, and co-sponsored by the New York Alumni Network of the Harvard Kennedy School.

Registration Required for Attendance.  Please RSVP by December 6, 2011.  For additional information please email  


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