Yesterday, the House of Lord’s Sexual Violence in Conflict Committee published its final report.
Sitting under the shade of the acacia trees in Nyaruguru, Rwanda, 52-year-old Caritas Mukagatana lists every member of her family killed in the 1994 genocide that claimed the lives of nearly 800,000 people in just 100 days.
Laurie Adams is the Chief Executive Officer of Women for Women International (WfWI), a leading global organization dedicated to working with women survivors of war. With more than 25 years of experience working in international development and human rights, Ms.
As a result of five years of conflict, an estimated 5.4million Syrians have fled their home country. An estimated 250,000 Syrian refugees have found some security in the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI), and this figure increases daily.
In her small shop in the Srebrenica-Potočari Memorial Center, 65-year-old Fazila sells flowers to mourners and visitors who come to honor and remember the 8,000 men and boys who were massacred there in July 1995.
Periods of transition are a crucial moment to secure progress made in women’s rights and prevent a roll back of protections.
Karima lost her father-in-law and her home during war in Afghanistan, but she will not let conflict take away her resilience.
"I thought only men have rights to everything. I never believed that I have rights."
War has taken a lot from Solange. Her husband and three of her children were all killed by rebels, and she was raped four times by armed men in her home village in the DRC.
12 recommendations for the UK government from our recent workshop on Women, Peace and Security.