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The Better Together conference will provide a dedicated space and time to convene, share, and learn over two and half days in Nashville. Workshops will be focused on topics related to supporting children in families with special emphasis on the complexity of the current context in Haiti. In addition to workshops, there will be plenty of time dedicated to connecting and growing relationships.

The Haitian Times,

A recent UNICEF report reveals that 30 to 50 percent of Haïti’s armed group members are children, coerced into service by persistent social, economic, and political instability. The escalating armed violence in the country has created a dire situation, particularly for the nation’s children, the United Nations International Children organization said.

UNICEF,

Since the coordinated attacks operated by armed groups in late February, UNICEF and its partners have rapidly scaled up their efforts, reaching over 50,000 displaced children and families impacted by the resurgence of violence in various parts of

Haut-Commissaire des Nations Unies aux droits de l'homme pour les droits de l'homme,

Le présent rapport est soumis conformément à la résolution 52/39 du Conseil des droits de l'homme. Il donne un aperçu de la situation des droits humains en Haïti. La situation des droits humains en Haïti s'est fortement détériorée au cours de la période, principalement en raison de la violence endémique des gangs. Le rapport met en lumière les principaux développements liés aux institutions de l'État de droit, à la police, à la justice et au système pénitencier. Des progrès ont été réalisés dans ce domaine, mais des défis persistent.

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights,

This report provides an overview of the human rights situation in Haiti which has sharply deteriorated over the period, mainly due to endemic gang violence. The report highlights the main developments related to rule of law institutions, the police, justice, and penitentiary systems.

Ellison Barber - NBC News,

As police and gangs battle it out in the streets of Haiti almost everyday, NBC News' Ellison Barber takes a deeper look into the conditions of orphanages there. The orphanage resides in an area where you don't hear gunfire, and where there is more optimism.

Vanessa Buschschlüter - BBC News,

A new report by the UN describes the "outrageous practices" used by gangs in Haiti to brutalise, punish and control the civilian population. It says that the gangs, which are estimated to control more than 80% of the capital, Port-au-Prince, recruit and abuse children, sometimes killing those who try to escape. UN Human Rights chief Volker Türk chief said the situation was "cataclysmic".

Changing the Way We Care,

Prévenir la séparation des familles et favoriser la réinsertion familiale est une enquête de base menée par Changing the Way We Care Haïti visant à informer la conception d'un programme de réforme des soins axé sur la prévention de la séparatio

Changing the Way We Care,

This is a comprehensive baseline survey by Changing the Way We Care Haiti aimed at informing the design of a robust care reform program focused on averting family separation and fostering sustainable reintegration.

UNICEF, Maestral International,

This research brief summarizes what is already known about child marriage and early unions (CMEUs) in the Caribbean, complemented by the findings of research commissioned by UNICEF in the framework of the Spotlight Initiative Caribbean Regional Programme and conducted in six Caribbean countries: Antigua and Barbuda, Belize, Guyana, Haiti, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago.