Myriam Merlet

 

 

Age: 52

 

Summary: Haitian political activist and feminist who helped draw international attention to the use of rape culture as a political weapon and became instrumental in bringing The Vagina Monologues to Haiti in 2001, but who most recently served as Chief of the Staff of Haitian Ministry of Women's Affairs.

 

 

Cause of Death: Killed during an earthquake

 

Born: circa 1957

 

Died: January 12, 2010

 

Location: Port-au-Prince, Haiti