Conflict

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Motherhood in Conflict

Motherhood in Conflict: Barbara’s Story

War and conflict are soaring around the globe. Today, around two billion people are affected by fragile political systems, conflict or violence. In the past few years there has been an increase in attention for war-time sexual violence and rape as a weapon of war.

Feminism in Yemen: “Now is not the time for women.” by The Yemeni Feminist Movement for Girls' Globe

Feminism in Yemen: “Now is not the time for women.”

The Yemeni Feminist Movement is the first Yemeni feminist online platform. It raises awareness on feminism and discriminatory laws and practices against women in Yemen. When we post about gender equality and the discrimination against women in Yemeni legistlation, people will often say, “Now is not the time for women’s rights.” They say to me, “We are at war and all you care about is women’s rights?” or “We don’t even have human rights, so now is not the time for women’s rights.”

#13 – Midwives Providing Safe Birth in Humanitarian Settings

  “(Midwives) give support to women whether they are in labour or not, they are social solidarity players in the local communities, not only the providers of health services for women & newborns.” – Mohamed Afifi, UNFPA Welcome back to The Mom Pod! In this

Gender Based Violence and the Refugee Crisis

In the last few years, we have heard the term ‘refugee crisis’ so often, it has practically lost it’s meaning for us. The examples are countless: from recent conflicts, like the Syrian war, age-old economic asylum, as seen on the US-Mexico border or the flow of migrants

Education Combats Gender Based Violence

Amidst today’s global turmoil, let us not overlook the ongoing gender based violence impacting women and girls on a daily basis.  One-third of women in the world have been beaten, forced into sex, or abused.  One in five will become a victim of rape or

SDG 16: Promoting Peace for All

The penultimate Goal of the new Sustainable Development Goals focuses on peace and justice, calling for the global community to “Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels”. Targets

Reducing the Load: South Sudanese girls at Marial Bai Secondary School

The civil war in Sudan killed two and a half million people and displaced nearly six million South Sudanese between 1983 and 2005. Despite gaining independence in 2011, South Sudan experienced tragic violence when internal conflict broke out in December 2013. In the six months

Rape and Sexual Violence – It’s #TimeToAct

Rape is not something that people in my community talk about. If a woman is raped, she is expected to somehow deal with it on her own. People will always find a way to blame the victim, not the perpetrator. Rape is a violation of

Women in the World: #HopeforSyria

Before dawn creeps over the horizon, a woman wakes to the distant sound of fighting. She turns over to watch her two daughters sleeping peacefully on their small bed. For a moment, life seems serene and unshaken. Her husband was killed in the fighting and she

Palestinian Women Under Occupation

We are done with the tears we are on to the next step. We have to stay strong because we are fighters. It is our land.  – Mariam,* Palestinian, 17 years old. Recently I was lucky enough to attend the Joint Advocacy Initiative– Journey for

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