Project Title: Impact of Climate Change on Sexual and Gender Based Violence in Internally Displaced Persons in Haiti
Client: Global Justice Center (GJC)
Students: Gina Zuno, Paige Rumelt, Joshua Diemert, Sogol Ghattan-Kashani
Faculty Lead: Erin Baines, Ketty Anyeko
Fieldwork Location: Virtual – New York and Haiti
Publication: The Pub
About the Project: This research included analyzing the gaps within the Haitian legal and policy frameworks, which allow climate emergency events (eg. hurricanes) to heighten the risk of sexual exploitation and trafficking. The output of this project was a policy report provided to GJC, which acts as a scoping report to help GJC access the practical and thematic issues attached to this stream of work.
Key Words: Climate Change, Gender, Peace and Security