Posts Tagged: sexual violence
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.
The U.S. government should be making it more difficult to sell weapons—at home as well as abroad.
A little-known, 41-year-old U.S. law has erected an enduring barrier to comprehensive post-rape care for women.
Many families in Nigeria are already skeptical about women's education. The Nigerian government's failure to protect schoolgirls makes it worse.
To support women's rights in Egypt, the international community must condemn state violence, support civil society, and work for economic justice.