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Haiti: Prostitution and Rape Increase after Quake

It is not as if teenage prostitution didn’t exist in Haiti before the January 2010 earthquake that left 1.5 million displaced, tens of thousands of them living in haphazardly-placed tents in scattered through the capital, Port-au-Prince. But in the months since, the number of girls, some as young as 8, who have been forced to have sex in order to survive has drastically increased. Not surprisingly, the number of rapes has also gone up.

Stranded: The Stateless Haitians

Up to a million Haitians, and descendants of Haitians, are being affected by a new law about citizenship in the Dominican Republic. Many could face deportation, despite being born in the country.

Haiti's Horrendous Teenage Prostitution Problem

Thousands of Haitians remain in camps in Port-au-Prince after a massive earthquake hit last year. Now, 16 months after the disaster, young girls are being forced to have sex in order to survive.

Haiti: Battling HIV Alone

When we met Jesula in May 2010, she was broken. She was 22, HIV positive, with a toddler and another baby on the way.

Why Men Rape

A man discusses why and how rape occurs in Champs de Mars, one of the most dangerous camps for those displaced by Haiti's quake.