FEMINIST INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY CAMP “MYRIAM MERLET” TO OPEN ON HAITIAN-DOMINICAN REPUBLIC BORDER NEXT WEEK
Radio Internacional Feminista/RIF-FIRE
The solidarity camp is named after Myriam Merlet, a feminist activist who was killed in the earthquake last week. As an outspoken activist, Merlet helped draw international attention to the use of rape as a political weapon.
A Feminist International Solidarity Camp to help mobilize and transfer resources, and to open channels of communications directly with Haitian women will open next week on the frontier Jemaní between the Dominican Republic & Haiti. As a project organized by women’s groups in
The international solidarity camp is named after Myriam Merlet, It is organized as a
Also to be included is a
Coordinators of these efforts include the Women & Health Collective (COMUS) a women’s human rights and health NGO, and CIPAF, a feminist NGO of the
The space will also serve as a
Participation is needed, particularly to find resources, share information from the Camp and develop solidarity in your place. .
For more information in English about the Myriam Merlet Feminist International Solidarity Camp and other ways to participate go to: www.radiofeminista.net (webpage of FIRE radio) as of Febrary 1st.
Or write in Spanish to:
Colectiva Mujer y Salud in the Dominican Republic at www.colectivamujerysalud.org
Centro de Investigación para la Acción Femenina CIPAF also in the Dominican Republic at: http://www.cipaf.org.do