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Women and War

ISIS, Torture and World Silence About Women

Dr. Elise Collins Shields | Posted 11.19.2014 | World
Dr. Elise Collins Shields

The United Nations must condemn the attacks against women as war crimes to the full extent, and direct that ISIS fighters be prosecuted in International Criminal Court. This, too, is an international outrage. These actions are not only achievable, but long overdue.

Saluting Women Veterans on Mother's Day

Gregory C. Scott | Posted 07.10.2013 | Impact
Gregory C. Scott

As we all remember our mothers this Mother's Day, don't forget about the women that suffer everyday in silence from the trauma of serving in our military, but yet are "Mommy's too." On this Mother's Day, we SALUTE our mothers who are also veterans, as well as our military wives.

Where Are Women's Voices Against War?

Michele Willens | Posted 03.19.2012 | Women
Michele Willens

Why aren't women, in particular, more vocal about ending warfare?

Women: Leaders of Peace

Brian D. Hanley | Posted 11.26.2011 | Women
Brian D. Hanley

War has a disproportionate impact on women and girls, and their potential for sustaining peace often goes unrealized and untapped.

Abby Disney On 'Women, War, & Peace'

Deborah Stambler | Posted 11.16.2011 | Women
Deborah Stambler

"I'm probably one of the happier people you'll meet because I'm happy that I'm not ducking and dodging the hard news about the world. I really believe that if you can go out there and greet the world with open arms and let it wash over you in all its bad and goodness, you'll find that it's better than you think it is. That's really what gets you through."

No More Rape

Eve Ensler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eve Ensler

Why are we still arguing over the definition of genocide and femicide and spending fortunes counting the numbers of raped women rather than stopping the atrocities?

War on Women in Congo

Eve Ensler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eve Ensler

What I witnessed in Congo has shattered and changed me forever. I will never be the same. None of us should ever be the same.

Women We Need: Towards a More Female-centred Foreign Policy

Margot Wallström | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Margot Wallström

We may have accepted in principle that politics should include both women and men, but this has not been adequately applied to foreign and security policy.