Posts Tagged: sexual violence
Somalia is plagued by sexual violence, and many of the perpetrators are foreign troops.
For some women in Iraq and Syria, the Islamic State offers something no one else has given them before: power.
Last month, the citizens of Okinawa awarded a landslide victory to a governor who wants U.S. troops off the pristine island.
Japan’s war hawks and imperial apologists are alienating the country’s allies and making a confrontation with its rivals more likely.
Migrant domestic workers from Bangladesh enjoy little protection from their government, but they’re not alone.
In the smallest Gulf kingdoms, upwards of 90 percent of residents are immigrant laborers. Many face unspeakable abuse.
Though it scarcely makes headlines, the Central African Republic's vicious civil war has created a sickening humanitarian crisis.
In just five years, Syria has gone from being the world’s second-largest host of refugees to the second-largest producer of them.
Being a woman in Iraq was difficult before the current conflict. The current wave of militarization threatens to make life even worse.
A growing global movement is ensuring that if the Japanese government won't hold itself to account for its crimes against women, then history will.