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GENDER ASSESSMENT
USAID/HAITI

June, 2006
This publication was produced for review by the United States Agency for
International Development. It was prepared by DevTech Systems, Inc.

GENDER ASSESSMENT FOR USAID/HAITI COUNTRY
STRATEGY STATEMENT

Author: Alexis Gardella

DISCLAIMER
The author’s views expressed in this publication do not necessarily reflect the views of the
United States Agency for International Development or the United States Government.

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Gender Assessment
USAID/Haiti

TABLE OF CONTENTS

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Acknowledgements
Acronyms
Executive Summary

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1. GENDER DIFFERENTIATED DEVELOPMENT INDICATORS
1.1 Demographics
1.2 Maternal Mortality
1.3 Fertility
1.4 Contraceptive Use
1.5 HIV Infection
1.6 Education
1.7 Economic Growth
1.8 Labor
1.9 Agriculture and Rural Income
1.10 Rural and Urban Poverty
1.11 Environmental Degradation

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2. GENERAL OVERVIEW OF GENDER IN HAITIAN SOCIETY
2.1 Status of Haitian Women
2.2 Haitian Social Structure: Rural
2.2.1 Community Level
2.2.2 Inter-Household Level
2.2.3 Intra-Household relations
2.2.4 Economic Division of Labor
2.3 Economic System
2.4 Urban Society

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3. ONGOING USAID ACTIVITIES IN TERMS OF GENDER FACTORS OR
GENDER-BASED CONSTRAINTS
3.1 Sustainable Increased Income for the Poor (521-001)
3.2 Healthier Families of Desired Size (521-003)
3.3 Increased Human Capacity (521-004)
3.4 Genuinely Inclusive Democratic Governance Attained (521-005)
3.5 Streamlined Government (521-006)
3.6 Tropical Storm Recovery Program (521-010)

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4. CONSIDERATION OF GENDER ISSUES IN DRAFT STRATEGIC
OBJECTIVES
4.1 Rule of Law and Governance
4.1.1 Strengthening of the Justice Sector
4.1.2 Strengthening the Legislative Function
4.1.3 Strengthen Public Sector Executive Function
4.1.4 Support Democratic Local Governance and
Decentralization
4.1.5 Strengthen Civil Society
4.2 Jobs, Livelihoods and the Environment
4.2.1 Support…...

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