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A documentary film by Rachel Casseus
Women in Legal Education, 2010

PATIENT SUFFERING showcases women of Prince, Jacmel and Tiburon after the earthquake, talking about their experiences, struggles and hopes for their own futures and the future of Haiti.

Taina Bien-Aimé, as Executive Director of Equality Now, an international human rights organization that works for the protection of the rights of women and girls, provides the expert perspective on the issues including the lack of a functional Haitian legal system government action, the failure of NGO support and the crimes against women and girls living in internally displaced persons camps in Haiti.

The film highlights the resilience of the Haitian people, especially the women, who are working to support themselves and others. First time film maker, Rachel Casseus, a Haitian-American woman from Boston, created PATIENT SUFFERING during her last year at Suffolk University Law School in a seminar with Professor Kate Nace Day.