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August 24, 2011

The Lucky Ones Make It To Dadaab

Somali famine refugees flee to Dadaab, Kenya and to new camps sprouting up in the crumbling, bullet-riddled ruins of Mogadishu.

August 16, 2011

Gloria Steinem on the Use of Rape as a Weapon

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.

August 2, 2011

Do Women See Things That Men Don’t? An Interview with Wendy Lobwein

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.

July 26, 2011

Is the U.S. Troop Withdrawal Bad for Afghan Women? An interview with Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

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.

July 12, 2011

Women as Leaders in the U.S. Military: An Interview with Rear Admiral Wendi Carpenter

Juggling work and motherhood is always hard, but imagine if you were an admiral in the Navy.

July 1, 2011

Women, War & Peace Series Trailer

Watch the trailer for the five-part documentary series Women, War & Peace.

June 16, 2011

Why Should Men Care?

Matt Damon, narrator of Women, War & Peace Episode 1: “I Came To Testify” on why the themes of this series matter to men, too.

June 15, 2011

Bosnia Field Report: Foca, Once the Country’s Black Hole

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.

June 14, 2011

Fighting Sexual Violence in Congo’s Refugee Camps

Images from the Democratic Republic of Congo, where the United Nations and other humanitarian organizations are struggling to fight sexual violence.

March 29, 2011

Born of Rape

In Bosnia, the legacy of rape includes traumatized women and children conceived of violence.

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