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What about the rest of us?

I was outraged in reading the New York Times on Monday by the story of the gang-raping of at least 200 women in Luvungi in the Democratic Republic of Congo. One was an 80 year-old grandmother. … Read More»

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Indigenous Women working for Change (In memory of Kalpana Chakma)

One of the main challenges I have found in creating change to the situation of women of the Jumma Indigenous community in the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh where I was born, is the inherent dan … Read More»

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Taking time to heal and deal with grief

I wanted to write a little more about myself, as completing the assignment today for the VOF programme brought up some issues for me. … Read More»

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What Did UN Peacekeepers Know About the Mass Rape in DRC?

Only twenty miles from where UN Peacekeepers are based in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as war rages forth, at least 179 women and young children in a community of villages were gang-raped, some i … Read More»

Visionary Leaders

Choose Peace—End the Siege on Gaza

With peace talks beginning between Israeli and Palestinian leaders this week, the world is looking for signs of hope in the Middle East. From a ship in the Gaza Freedom Flotilla, Mairead Maguire stresses the role for nonviolent activism. Read More »

"Just as it brought peace to Northern Ireland, nonviolent resistance will bring peace to this war torn region."

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Well behaved women seldom make history

I came across a quote my friend posted today that said "well-behaved women seldom make history." … Read More»

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We can groom a violence- free generation!

My brother would have been among the dead had he was out of town that day! He is a rugby fan and Kyadondo Rugby Grounds one of the sites of the twin bomb blasts in Kampala is his usual outing place. … Read More»

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Say NO to Sexual Violence in Conflict

Women and girls hardly ever fight the world's wars, but they often suffer the most. … Read More»

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A Special Father's Day Communique & Call to Action: Help End Violence Against Women & Girls

A Special Father's Day Communique & Call to Action Help End Violence Against Women & Girls DIMANCH 27 JEN | SUNDAY JUNE 27 … Read More»

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United Nations Attacks Refugee Camp, Protests Mount

Last week, the United Nations peacekeeping mission fired tear gas and rubber bullets into a crowded refugee camp, leaving at least six hospitalized and others suffering respiratory problems. … Read More»

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