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When Home Is Everywhere

Jessica Rosenberg | Posted 10.31.2014 | Women
Jessica Rosenberg

I grew up in a different world. A world filled with French bread and yummy cheese; with snacks made of bread, butter and chocolate; with classy children's clothes and outdoor markets. I grew up in France, and for the first seven years of my life, that was the only world I knew.

Peace Must be Built in South Sudan

Catholic Relief Services | Posted 03.25.2014 | Impact
Catholic Relief Services

By Tom Purekal Catholic Relief Services (CRS) staffer Tom Purekal, who is based in Juba, reflects on the recent violence in South Sudan. This piece w...

The Tragedy of the Internally Displaced: Invisibility and Silence

Andrew Lam | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Andrew Lam

For every Syrian who escaped the civil war in his or her homeland by crossing international borders, there are three more displaced within the country. They are part of a growing population of refugees that are often without international support: the internally displaced.

The Cost of Cooking Dinner: Rape or Assault

Erin Patrick | Posted 02.05.2013 | Impact
Erin Patrick

Cooking a meal for your family shouldn't put you at risk of rape. Yet, collecting the wood or other cooking fuel essential for their survival, crisis-affected women and girls are forced to put their safety at risk on a daily basis.

16 Days, 16 Ways: Preventing Violence Against Displaced Women and Girls

Sarah Costa | Posted 01.28.2013 | Impact
Sarah Costa

We reflect with profound anger on the horrific violations that continue to be perpetrated every day against millions of women and girls in conflict-ridden places. But it's also a time when we take inspiration, encouragement and hope from the many courageous refugee women and girls.

Letting Girls Be Girls

Sarah Costa | Posted 12.11.2012 | Impact
Sarah Costa

International Day of the Girl is a day to recognize the rights of girls and to reflect on the unique hardships many of them face. It's also a day to honor their resilience and their capacity -- if given the right opportunities -- to make meaningful contributions to their communities.

Jesuit Refugee Service Supports New Pre-School in Haiti (PHOTOS)

Christian Fuchs | Posted 05.30.2012 | Impact
Christian Fuchs

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Prioritizing Reproductive Health, Empowering Women and Girls

Sarah Costa | Posted 04.25.2012 | Impact
Sarah Costa

Reproductive health care and women's empowerment go hand in hand. Sometimes, especially in remote settings, access to reproductive health care is also a question of life and death.

Scholarship Plan Will Aid Haitian Students (PHOTOS)

Christian Fuchs | Posted 12.31.2011 | Impact
Christian Fuchs

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Why the Media Wants Americans to Donate to Haiti But Not Pakistan

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

The American public does not know that Haiti is a nation that has long been been a thorn in the side of the American government while Pakistan is a nation which the U.S. already has great influence on.

'Eat Pray Love' Ex-Husband's Book Canceled

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Hyperion has canceled "Displaced," the rebuttal memoir by the "Eat Pray Love" author's ex-husband Michael Cooper. Elizabeth Gilbert broke with Cooper ...