Archive for the ‘Women, War, Peace’ Category
I wish I was in Bukavu today, where I’ve met so many strong, amazing women fighting against not only the horrors (rape) we often hear about but against gender-based discrimination and violence, and fighting for a new way of imagining women in the world — with their own voices, strongly and clearly sharing their own [...]
I am not so good at the self-promotion thing, but I’m part of a panel on women in media taking place amidst the many Commission on the Status of Women activities at the UN this week. The panel, convened by USD’s Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice Studies, features local and international female reporters discussing [...]
Lots of powerful men — and a few powerful women, including the American Secretary of State — are meeting in London to talk about the dire “security threat” that is now Somalia — or, in the words of Britain’s foreign minister, “the world’s most failed state.” (Because that’s a useful competition with rational metrics.) Nevermind that [...]
Under Construction. Check back for more. Over the years, I’ve written a lot about the issue of women in war zones and post-conflict transitions. This page collects that work from across this site and the Internet. Confronting Rape as a War Crime, Congressional Quarterly Press. A 26-page overview of sexual violence in war zones, including [...]
A short essay on journalism ethics and reporting about sexual violence, especially in conflict and post-conflict zones, that analyzes why the best journalism on this works so well. For Columbia Journalism Review.