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Safe spaces for adolescent girls in Haiti

Safe spaces for adolescent girls in Haiti

Forced Migration Review
November, 2010

In the wake of the 2010 earthquake, adolescent girls in Haiti became increasingly responsible for caring for their younger siblings and for earning an income. Over two years later, girls living in IDP camps and other relocation sites, particularly those without parents, remain vulnerable to violence, and offering sex for food and/or for shelter is not uncommon.