Understanding Restavèk in Haiti, and How Child Slavery Has Impacted the Country

After spending much time in Haiti in response to natural disasters, a more terrifying issue has become apparent to all of us at The Brian Young Foundation. Failed leadership, economic disparity, and toxic societal standards have given way to a humanitarian crisis known as ‘restavèk.’ Restavèk is a female-dominated child slavery system that has rapidly penetrated the island of Haiti during its fight to recover from persistent disasters, both natural and man-made. The majority of… Continue reading Understanding Restavèk in Haiti, and How Child Slavery Has Impacted the Country