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.
In Bosnia, the legacy of rape includes traumatized women and children conceived of violence.
Photographer Kate Holt documents the Afghan midwifery programs that aim to combat the country’s infant mortality rate, the world’s highest. Young Afghan women are trained as midwives and then sent back to their communities to work.