The United Nations officially declared today that two regions in southern Somalia are suffering from a famine, a word the U.N. does not use lightly.
A look at what independence means to South Sudan’s women
Images from the Democratic Republic of Congo, where the United Nations and other humanitarian organizations are struggling to fight sexual violence.
From the Geneva Conventions to the passage of United Nations Resolution 1325, women’s rights under international law have emerged as a major policy priority.
ABOUT THE ISSUE Women have become primary targets in today’s armed conflicts and are suffering unprecedented casualties. Simultaneously, they are emerging as necessary partners in brokering lasting peace and as leaders in forging new international laws governing conflict. Yet the [...]