Bringing Back Our Girls Is Not The End of The Story

Wherever war reaches there is rape, and wherever rape is there is trauma, pain and terror” said Zainab Bangura, Special Representative of the Secretary General on Sexual Violence in Conflict said here last week. Sexual violence has been used as [...] Read more »

Fearing Violence, LGBT Refugees Rarely Seek Help

Despite their extreme vulnerability, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) refugees often do not seek the assistance they need, since revealing their sexual or gender identities can put them in grave danger. “People are just [...] Read more »

Lords of the Campus

By Rafia Zakaria
Jun 23 2016 (Dawn, Pakistan)

Thomas Pogge is a professor of philosophy at Yale University, one of the most eminent educational institutions in the world. From there he directs the Global Justice Centre, which [...] Read more »

UN Staff Unions Demand Stronger Action on Sexual Abuse

The United Nations claims it is doing its best to curb widespread sexual abuses in its peacekeeping operations overseas – from Haiti all the way to the Central African Republic. But the UN’s best is just not good enough, says Ian Richards, [...] Read more »