Somali famine refugees flee to Dadaab, Kenya and to new camps sprouting up in the crumbling, bullet-riddled ruins of Mogadishu.
As reports of Qaddafi soldiers raping women emerge from Libya, we talk to feminist Gloria Steinem about the root causes of sexual violence against women in times of conflict.
Imagine you’re a young woman from a small village in Bosnia. You’ve witnessed horrors most people could never even imagine, and you’ve been asked to fly half way across the continent to testify before an international court. You may need some convincing, and certainly coaching.
In Afghanistan, there are fears that the pending U.S. withdrawal of troops will leave a vacuum for the Taliban to regain control. This could have potentially catastrophic results for many civilians in Afghanistan, especially women and girls.
Juggling work and motherhood is always hard, but imagine if you were an admiral in the Navy.
Watch the trailer for the five-part documentary series Women, War & Peace.
Matt Damon, narrator of Women, War & Peace Episode 1: “I Came To Testify” on why the themes of this series matter to men, too.
Bosnia’s Foca river valley was the site of some of the worst atrocities in the mid-1990s, when Bosnian Serbs executed and imprisoned Muslim and Croat civilians. Women, War & Peace visits the region 15 years on to interview Muslims who are finally returning to the area, as well as community leaders working to rebuild despite on-going ethnic tensions.
Images from the Democratic Republic of Congo, where the United Nations and other humanitarian organizations are struggling to fight sexual violence.