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Haiti: Women and Girls at Risk

(2) Comments | Posted January 27, 2010 | 11:44 AM

Imagine being nine months pregnant, ready to give birth, when your life is turned upside down. You have nowhere to live, and your local hospital is in ruins. Even if you weren't planning to give birth in a hospital, you at least expected to have a bed, running water and...

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Fueling Humanitarian Aid

(2) Comments | Posted April 28, 2009 | 5:32 PM

What is your morning routine?

If you're a typical American, it probably involves turning on the coffee maker and popping a slice of bread in the toaster, or maybe frying some eggs on the stovetop.

But what if there was no coffee maker, no toaster and no gas came from...

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Waging War Against Women

(2) Comments | Posted December 26, 2006 | 2:40 PM

Hundreds of women in conflict areas around the world are raped or otherwise sexually abused every day. In fact, sexual violence in conflict has reached nearly epidemic proportions. The international community has the resources to prevent this violence--but we have so far chosen to do very little, or nothing...

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