Local PBS stations explore the themes of Women, War & Peace through profiles of refugees living in cities across the U.S.
A Colombian congresswoman survives seven years captivity in the jungle.
Hundreds, maybe thousands of women have disappeared without a trace in Juarez, Mexico,
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.
South Sudanese women struggle to make their voices heard in the post-war transition.
Guns that can cost as little as a bag of rice are today’s weapons of mass destruction.
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.
Colombia has the second largest population of internally displaced people in the world, after Sudan.
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.