A Brief Note On The Women 's Suffrage

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Haitian Women in History
Haitian Women in History Women in Haïti have been for a long time silenced. Their heroic acts during slavery and for the independence of Haïti have not been acknowledged. The women of Haïti have been and still are making a huge impact on society and on how their state is constructed. They have long fought for their right and created women 's movements. Their bodies were controlled and violated. Rape and torture was use as a way to intimidate the women and also to make them pay for action made by people other than them. My paper will analyse the way women where portrayed and the important role these Haïtian women played, especially during and after the Duvalierist regime. I will talk about the way in which they where reduced to inferior in their status and also about the violence that they were subject to, paying a particular attention to the rape of women. I will also take a look at the emergence of the many women 's movements in Haïti and the ones started by Haïtians in Canada or the…

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