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.
August 31, 1907 Russia and England fight for control of Afghanistan in a proxy war known as ‘The Great Game.’ England keeps much of Afghanistan, while Russia gets territory in what is now Turkmenistan. February 2, 1919 Amir Amanullah Khan [...]
The War We Are Living takes viewers to Colombia, the country that has the largest number of internally displaced people in the world – an unfathomable 4 million people – most of them women and children. Learn more about Women, War & Peace‘s Colombia episode.
Links to more information about women’s rights in the country