It’s been 17 years since more than 500,000 Rwandans were killed in the horrific genocide of 1994. Today, this tiny East African nation has become a poster child for women’s rights. How have they done it? And what more needs to be done? Read More »
Port-au-Prince, Haiti: It’s September, nearly nine months after the massive January 12 earthquake that leveled the capital in a 30-second spasm, irrevocably altering Haiti’s present and future. Read More »
"Haitian women carry the burden of the country on their heads."
With the expectation of elections looming on the horizon, it is a critical moment for Burma. General Than Shwe and the Burmese military have promised the people of Burma that they will head for the polls for the first time in twenty years this fall. Read More »
"It is up to the rest of us to decide how much longer we can ignore these cries."
In Finding Face, filmmakers Skye Fitzgerald and Patti Duncan present a startling portrait of a young woman's life forever altered by an inhuman crime. While difficult to witness, this film’s harrowing story is deeply important to acknowledge. Read More »
Fatima Sultan Syed pierces the shroud obscuring one of the world’s most enduring conflicts—a brutal 60-year dispute between India and Pakistan over her homeland of Kashmir. Some, including US President Obama, say that resolving this conflict may be the key to peace for a region plagued by violence. Read More »
"Soldiers huddled in bunkers that were pushed shoulder-to-shoulder against unlucky houses at the end of the lanes. This was not a hidden conflict anymore; it was a battle fought in the streets."