Ending Gender Based Violence in Haiti
In response, the Goldin Institute partnered with grassroots women’s organizations like KOFAVIV and partners at the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti to train and equip a team of twenty-five male security and sensitization agents to patrol the Place Petion camp. Through their leadership, the reported incidents of rape were brought to zero for over eighteen months.
In addition to the immediate impact of stopping gender-based violence in the Place Petion camp, this project has also made visible the efficacy of direct partnership with grassroots women's groups who have largely been cut out of the rebuilding process in post-earthquake Haiti.
Enough Video

Enough: by the women of Haiti is a documentary highlighting the Security and Sensitization Project in the Place Petion Camp in Port au Prince Haiti. This video was produced by the Goldin Institute in partnership with the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti and KOFAVIV.

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KOFAVIV Co-Founder
Global Associate, Haiti
Project Partner, Haiti
Facts about Gender Based Violence
  • Global Crisis

    Globally, one in three women will experience physical or sexual violence in her lifetime.

  • Close to Home

    Nearly eighty-five percent of victims of sexual and gender-based violence know their attacker.

  • Displacement Effects

    Situations of conflict and displacement exacerbate existing rates of violence against women.

Recent Articles
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    Goldin Global Fellows - March 08, 2021
    On the occasion of the 110th International Women’s Day, Malya Villard Appolon of KOFAVIV in Haiti takes this opportunity to celebrate and reflect on this year's powerful theme: Choose to Challenge.
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    HAITI - January 12, 2020
    KOFAVIV Co-Founder Malya Villard Appolon offers reflections on the 10th anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti and calls for global solidarity.
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    HAITI | International Women's Day - February 09, 2019
    Global Associate Malya Villard Appolon, Founder the Commission of Women Victims for Victims (KOFAVIV), reflects on "celebrating" International Women's Day during the turmoil in Haiti and calls for global solidarity with women who are currently suffering.
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    UGANDA | International Women's Day - February 08, 2019
    GATHER Fellow Diana Alaroker of the Youth Leaders for Restoration and Development in Gulu, Uganda, works with returning child combatants to ensure that women and girls will rise!
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