Nos despertamos en Jacmel con una canción del local "Majesty the Cock" y con el calor de la mañana, empezando el día con una ducha fría rápida y una taza de café haitiano local (¡realmente bueno!). En los años sesenta, Haití exportaba al exterior alrededor...

Two weeks ago, I met with two young women from Port-au-Prince. Not directly linked with my activities as a volunteer for AxS, it was an interesting moment for me, a kind of continuation of my previous thoughts on feminism in Haiti. Mardochee and Stephora came down to...

While giving a gender training for AxS’s Staff in Jacmel, some confusion appeared. As in almost every part of the world, there were some serious misunderstandings on what feminism means. “Feminists hates men”, “feminism is the opposite of machismo”, and so on and on (nb:...

When you are invited at someone‘s home for a dinner, you are supposed to know him. At least you should know someone else (even if not so well) in his circle, able to introduce you to him, giving also some information about person’s life, people invited,...

I am what I call a gender person. I studied humanitarian action and human development in general, but I always put an extreme and high interest on gender equality. So, when I arrived in in Jacmel, capital of the South Eastern region, to be a...

The first perception once arrived in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, has been a great hot and humid heat wave that wrapped me completely. Hot and humid heat wave in a truly and deeply literal sense. After picking up our bagagges at the airport Toussaint Louverture (one of the...

A very common and everyday situation: The trash can is full. Usually not a big deal, when there’s always a container somewhere to dump your waste. But what if there isn't? Coming to Haiti, I accustomed myself rather fast with the daily life and the new surroundings....

My first walk alone, by Mayte Vizcaino December 9, 2012 Today I have my first walk alone in Haiti. I left home to go to the city center, and in that half-hour ride I liked to greet people, give each other the way, to see them closer...