Women are generally perceived as victims of violent extremism, terrorism, and armed-conflicts. This is largely true whenever women are forced to join violent groups or are abused in various ways in conflict and post-conflict zones. Here violence against women multiplies

It is difficult enough for a society to emerge from poverty. But it is significantly more difficult when specific individuals and groups, often already among the poorest and most marginalized in society, have in the recent past been specifically targeted

Today’s release of the 2017 Global Terrorism Index highlights welcome news for Nigeria. The sub-Sahara African nation has been beleaguered by the activity of Boko Haram. The group, which has been active since 2002, became infamous globally following the abduction

Marcus Bleasdale is a photographer who has been documenting some of the world's most brutal wars over the past eighteen years. Marcus covered the wars in Sierra Leone, Liberia, The Democratic Republic of Congo, Central African Republic, Somalia, Chad and

Editor's Note: This is the second of a two-part interview. The first part was published on the 26th of April and can be found here. In the Photo:  A sniper belonging to the Kurdish special forces takes aim during a small

Water politics is the thirst for power through water. As water becomes an increasingly scarce resource, we will see its presence grow in global discourses, negotiations, and conflicts. Although water was considered essential for the realization of most human rights, it

A basic web search of Burundi today will return article titles such as, "Killings, Abduction and Torture Spread fear in Burundi", "Disappearances Blamed on the Police", and "Government Investigations Ignore State Abuses." More than 400 people have been killed and

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