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At least 170,000 children displaced amid escalating violence in Haiti.
PORT-AU-PRINCE/NEW YORK, January 29, 2024 –The surge in armed violence across Haiti has triggered a profound humanitarian crisis, with the number of internally displaced children soaring to 170,000. This alarming figure represents a twofold increase from last year, highlighting the rapidly deteriorating situation and its deep impact on the country…
Children take the lead at UNICEF in Haiti.
Upon her arrival at the UNICEF premises, Samarre was warmly welcomed by M. Bruno Maes, the Representative of UNICEF Haiti. Samarre welcomed by the Representative of UNICEF Haiti, Mr. Bruno Maes. Samarre and her companions are observing the portraits of the high-profile figures at UNICEF, among which is the portrait of the current Executive…
More than eight out of ten young people are willing to get involved in supporting girls' rights.
On the International Day of the Girl, UNICEF Haiti conducted a survey in collaboration with U-Reporters on the theme of "Positive Masculinity." The goal was to gather the perspectives of young people on the roles of girls and boys in Haitian society. Over 8,200 young people participated in this survey, with 54% being boys and 46% being girls.…
Nowhere safe. Nowhere to go.
Charitée Tibreuil, 37, is a worried mother. On 21 March 2023, her 13-year-old daughter, Virginia Danielle, was hit by a bullet in her home. “Virginia was putting her school things away in her bag when suddenly she felt like she had been hit by a pebble that plunged her whole body into a state of shock,” she describes. Charitée was out at the…