Gender Inequality In Haiti

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One of the most mystifying ambiguities that the humankind face nowadays is how a nation can starve in a world with abundant resources! This is unfortunately the case with Haiti, and many other countries around the world. Despite the fact that Haiti is part of Caribbean islands which are considered to be one of the most attractive tourism places, it appears to be a calamity and misery more than anything else. Hundreds years of occupation, colonization, slavery, dictatorship and violence left Haiti doomed, ranking it amongst the world’s poorest countries. Their paralyzed economy, with no infrastructure, lack of food supplies, no electricity, no clear water, diseases and poor public health system, contributes in Haitians tragedy by worsening their situation. The storms that they often face due to their geographical location make Haitians lives even more challenging, and with the corrupted government that doesn’t work toward improving their situation, their sufferings achieve the peak.
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but at what point were these goals accomplished when referring to Haiti’s situation? The 2013 MDR shows that there has been a 41% increase in the number of education and equality of both genders that were enrolled in educational system during these years in Haiti. The GDP per capita has increased from $1,548 in 2009, to $ 1,602 per capita in 2012. There has also been an increase in stabilization of extreme poverty and hunger by 24% in 2012, a decrease in child mortality, increase in water supply and sanity. But are these improvements are not sufficient because Haiti still faces hunger and food security at high rates. So the question is; what should be done in order to help Haiti get out of the hunger and poverty
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