#War and Conflict

  • Article: World Hunger Is Rising Again as Conflicts and Famines Grow: Report
    Food & Hunger

    World Hunger Is Rising Again as Conflicts and Famines Grow: Report

    By Carlotta Mohamed|Oct. 17, 2017

    The number of hungry rose to 815 million in 2016, up from 777 million in 2015. Read more

  • Article: The Toughest Places in the World to Get an Education if You’re a Girl
    Education

    The Toughest Places in the World to Get an Education if You’re a Girl

    By Carlotta Mohamed|Oct. 12, 2017

    Approximately 73% of girls in South Sudan aged between 6 and 11 are not in school. Read more

  • Article: 13-Year-Old Traded to Man for 50 Cattle as Child Marriages in South Sudan Rise
    Girls & Women

    13-Year-Old Traded to Man for 50 Cattle as Child Marriages in South Sudan Rise

    By Carlotta Mohamed|Aug. 29, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    9% of Sudanese girls are married by the age of 15, and 52% are married before their 18th birthday. Read more

  • Article: Syrian Schools Grow Edible Playgrounds to Boost Diets of Hungry Children
    Food & Hunger

    Syrian Schools Grow Edible Playgrounds to Boost Diets of Hungry Children

    Aug. 29, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The price of food has risen since the start of the war. Read more

  • Article: Traumatized by Boko Haram Violence, Women Seek Counseling to Help Them Cope
    Girls & Women

    Traumatized by Boko Haram Violence, Women Seek Counseling to Help Them Cope

    Aug. 24, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Another girl stopped talking. They killed her father in front of her and her mother had to bury her. Read more

  • Article: People in Iraq’s West Mosul Finally Receive Aid After 3 Years of ISIS Terror
    Food & Hunger

    People in Iraq’s West Mosul Finally Receive Aid After 3 Years of ISIS Terror

    Aug. 22, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "Families have no stocks of food whatsoever. They don’t even have a kilo of rice." Read more