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...

I am already in my 4th month here in Haiti. Time has gone very fast! In the beginning of the mission I participated in a training of HEA (Household Economy Approach) thanks to the collaboration of Fewsnet, USAid, CNSA (Centre National de Securite Alimentaire), Intermon Oxfam...

According to the FAO, “ensuring women’s access to and control over agricultural assets and productive resources is important for achieving food security and sustainable livelihoods”. In the line of the principle 20 of the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development, adopted in 1992, the position...

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:...

Getting here in Haiti was like starting a new chapter of our lives. We spent the first few weeks looking for silly similarities, making comparisons with past experiences in the attempt to understand the context, the country, and its people. It took so long to write this...

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,...