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The white male saviour complex: Open letter to Nicholas Kristof

Christian Guerrier

Dear Nicholas D Kristof,
I am writing you this open letter to clarify a few points you made about the restavèk system in Haiti. Since I am a native of the island, a male feminist, and my mother was a restavèk herself growing up that gives me enough credibility to shed some light on this sensitive issue. First and foremost, the word "Restavèk" does not mean child laborers in Haitian Creole; the word is derived from the French language and means to "stay with". read more....

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  • Paris Marron

    Hi Christian, the link that you posted goes to your Facebook profile. Do you have a link to the rest of your letter?