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

I do not wish them [women] to have power over men; but over themselves. ― Mary Wollstonecraft, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman Recently, the Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights addressed students at the American University of Cairo: Women ruled over many

The Western Sahara scandal. The last colonial war in Africa is still unresolved, in spite of over 40 years of efforts on the part of the United Nations.  A people has been destroyed,  its rights to its native soil confiscated, 

Note from the Editor: In these hours, following the tragic killing of innocents in Paris and Beirut,  our thoughts are with the people of France and Lebanon. Impakter is a global publication. Our team comes from every corner of our beloved World.

Sorry to disappoint, but the UN is neither. Not a beast, not a dream utopia. Too often in the news the UN is reported as if it acts autonomously, as if it is solely responsible for waging war, building peace, providing

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