#Armed Conflict

  • Article: Aid Workers Can Finally Give Vaccines in This Remote Syrian Camp
    Citizenship

    Aid Workers Can Finally Give Vaccines in This Remote Syrian Camp

    Nov. 5, 2018|Voice of America

    Aid workers have never entered the 3-year-old Rukban Camp due to security concerns. Read more

  • Article: After Meeting With Nobel Winner Nadia Murad, France Says It Will Help Yazidi Survivors
    Girls & Women

    After Meeting With Nobel Winner Nadia Murad, France Says It Will Help Yazidi Survivors

    Oct. 29, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    France will help resettle the women who had been held captive as sex slaves by the Islamic State. Read more

  • Article: 2018 Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Nadia Murad and Dr. Denis Mukwege for Fighting Sexual Violence
    Girls & Women

    2018 Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Nadia Murad and Dr. Denis Mukwege for Fighting Sexual Violence

    By Jana Sepehr  and  Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 5, 2018

    They have both worked selflessly in ending the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war. Read more

  • Article: As Famine Continues, Hundreds of Thousands of Yemeni Children Could Lose Their Lives
    Food & Hunger

    As Famine Continues, Hundreds of Thousands of Yemeni Children Could Lose Their Lives

    Sept. 19, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    A million more children in Yemen risk falling into famine, taking the total number to 5.2 million. Read more

  • Article: Half of Syria's Children Can't Return to School This Month
    Education

    Half of Syria's Children Can't Return to School This Month

    Sept. 10, 2018|Voice of America

    Millions of Syrian children cannot return to school due to conflict and lack of funds. Read more

  • Article: Nigeria’s Army Just Rescued 1,000 Hostages From Boko Haram’s Grasp
    Girls & Women

    Nigeria’s Army Just Rescued 1,000 Hostages From Boko Haram’s Grasp

    By Daniele Selby|May 8, 2018

    The militant group has kidnapped thousands of girls and women in the last nine years. Read more

  • Article: What It’s Like to Be the Only Surgeon in the Middle of a Sudanese War Zone
    Health

    What It’s Like to Be the Only Surgeon in the Middle of a Sudanese War Zone

    By Daniele Selby|April 18, 2018

    For almost 10 years, Dr. Tom Catena has treated the Nuba people, despite falling bombs. Read more

  • Article: Why School Cannot Stop When an Earthquake Hits
    Education

    Why School Cannot Stop When an Earthquake Hits

    By Daniele Selby|July 28, 2016

    When disaster strikes you think: food, water, shelter — but what about school? Read more