MADRE Articles

Vote to Make Our Haitian Partner CNN's Hero of the Year!

Posted on: Thursday, September 20, 2012

Keywords: Haiti, Latin America and Caribbean, Combating Violence against Women

Help Malya. Help the Women of Haiti.

Malya.JPGYour vote brings Malya one step closer to winning $250,000 to support life-saving programs for women and girls in Haiti. Click here to vote for Malya!

vote_now_badge copy.jpg

Here’s what else you can do to help!

  • Spread the word about Malya's work. Post the messages below on your Facebook and Twitter to encourage others to watch CNN's video, learn about KOFAVIV, support survivors of sexual violence in Haiti, and VOTE!:

Facebook:  Malya Villard-Appolon, a Haitian women's rights activist who is working to combat sexual violence in Haiti's displacement camps, is a CNN Hero of the Year! Vote for her up to 10 times per day, and help her win $250,000 for her work with rape survivors. Click here to learn more:

Twitter: VOTE for this CNN Hero and win her organization $250,000 for work with survivors of sexual violence in #Haiti!

  • Donate whistles to help Haitian women and girls prevent attacks and stay safe in displacement camps. Learn more by clicking here.

  • Send a message of support to Malya. If you were inspired by her story, let her know. Send a message to and we'll make sure she gets it. And don't forget to vote for Malya to help her win the prestigious title of 2012 CNN Hero of the Year!

To learn more about Malya and CNN Heroes, click here.

« Back to "MADRE Articles" Next Article »

Related articles:


Kat Noel, Website & Media Coordinator
PHONE: +1 212 627 0444

To sign up to receive MADRE media alerts, click here.