H.Res.521 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should work with the Government of Haiti to address gender-based violence against women and children.112th Congress (2011-2012)
Summary: H.Res.521 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)
Introduced in House (01/23/2012)
Sympathizes with the families of women and children victimized by sexual and other forms of gender-based violence in Haiti.
Urges treatment of the issue of violence against women and children as a priority for U.S. humanitarian and reconstruction efforts in Haiti.
Supports passage of Haiti's first comprehensive law on the prevention, punishment, and elimination of gender-based violence.