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Children Stand in Rubble in Yemen

Déjà Vu: The UN Security Council’s Inaction on Yemen

08/31/2015

When I visited Yemen last year, the situation was grim. The government was dealing with fuel shortages and protests against the lifting of subsidies. But, there was still hope.

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Zainab Bangura

Women as Leaders in the Fight against Sexual Violence

10/30/2014

Friday marks 14 years since the United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted Resolution 1325, also known as the first resolution on Women, Peace, and Security.

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Bring Back Our Girls

How Leahy Vetting Could Help #BringBackOurGirls

06/16/2014

The #BringBackOurGirls social media campaign, which is pressing for the rescue of over 200 Nigerian girls kidnapped by the terrorist group Boko Haram, brought unprecedented attention to impoverished northern Nigeria.

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Remembering Clyde Snow

05/20/2014

Clyde Collins Snow, a pioneering forensic scientist who developed the field of investigation of individual and mass graves to gather evidence of human rights violations, died on May 16, 2014 at the age of 86. He mentored dozens of forensic scientists and consulted with Physicians for Human Rights on critical projects including exhumation of graves in Iraqi Kurdistan and in the former Yugoslavia.

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Tear Gas in Turkey

Honor Berkin: Stop the Use of Tear Gas in Turkey

03/11/2014

The first person we met with upon arriving in Istanbul last June was the father of Berkin Elvan – a 14-year-old boy who left his home to buy bread during the Gezi Park protests and was hit in the head by a tear gas canister fired by police.

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