December 2, 2011

Refugee Stories

Local PBS stations explore the themes of Women, War & Peace through profiles of refugees living in cities across the U.S.

December 1, 2011

Learning to Appreciate Moldy Bread

A Colombian congresswoman survives seven years captivity in the jungle.

December 1, 2011

Machsom Watch

At West Bank checkpoints, Israeli women monitor the treatment of Palestinians.

November 22, 2011

Los Feminicidios

Hundreds, maybe thousands of women have disappeared without a trace in Juarez, Mexico.

November 14, 2011

Nobel Women

Since the Nobel Peace Prize was first awarded in 1901, only 15 women have been named laureates. This slideshow shows the women and their accomplishments.

November 8, 2011

South Sudanese Women Struggle to Make Their Voices Heard

South Sudanese women struggle to make their voices heard in the post-war transition.

November 8, 2011

Small Arms, Mass Destruction

Guns that can cost as little as a bag of rice are today’s weapons of mass destruction.

November 1, 2011

Santos’s Land Bill

First, Liria Rosa and Carmen Palencia lost their husbands to murder amidst the violence that engulfed the northwestern part of Colombia while it was under the control of right-wing paramilitaries. Then, they lost their land. Now, they’re risking their lives to get it back.

November 1, 2011

A Return to Bahia Portete

Colombia has the second largest population of internally displaced people in the world, after Sudan.

October 25, 2011

Our Interview with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

The fact is that in today’s wars around the world, the primary victims are women and children. It didn’t used to be that way when there was a more organized military campaign. But today, we see women being victimized in great numbers all over, in every conflict.