After stops in Tunisia, Qatar and Romania, the alleged Libyan rape victim has found a new home.
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.
In countries at war, pregnant woman are among the most vulnerable
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.
Annabelle Abaya, who has served as the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process in the Philippines and founded The Conflict Resolution Group Foundation, describes her approach to the peace process, explaining why women make good mediators.
Before the Marines deployed all-female units, known as Female Engagement Teams, reaching the hearts and minds of half Afghanistan’s population — Afghan women — was nearly impossible.
Through the African Union’s Peace and Security Department, activist Stella Sabiiti works with rebels who inflict violence on civilians in conflict zones like Darfur and Somalia. Sabiiti tells us how her own experience as a victim of torture in Uganda has been vital to her understanding of the minds of perpetrators.
In Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosniaks, Croats and Serbs have largely migrated to different regions in the country along ethnic lines. Our interactive map illustrates this persistent tension by showing the shifting ethnic distributions within Bosnia and Herzegovina before, during and after the Dayton Accords.