Liesl Gerntholtz, the director of Human Rights Watch’s women’s rights division, has just returned from a research mission to Haiti.

Rights

As female activists in Tripoli push for equal rights, they get a surprise visit from the country’s highest-ranking men.

As Obama meets with Haiti's president, the aftershocks of the Port-au-Prince earthquake are hitting especially hard among displaced women, who face an outbreak of sexual violence. Liesl Gerntholtz on the awful toll—and how to help.