#Armed Conflict

  • Article: Conflict Forces Cameroon's Drought-Hit Farmers to Become 'Food Beggars'

    Conflict Forces Cameroon's Drought-Hit Farmers to Become 'Food Beggars'

    July 30, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The conflict has left at least 1,850 people dead and more than half a million displaced. Read more

  • Article: Schoolgirls Used As Human Shields In Congo Due to 'Magical Powers'

    Schoolgirls Used As Human Shields In Congo Due to 'Magical Powers'

    May 28, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Girls were armed with brooms and put on the frontlines, say charities. Read more

  • Article: Angelina Jolie Urges UN to Hold Those Who Use Rape as a Weapon of War Accountable

    Angelina Jolie Urges UN to Hold Those Who Use Rape as a Weapon of War Accountable

    By Daniele Selby|April 23, 2019

    The actress and humanitarian penned a powerful op-ed to the UN as it considers a new resolution. Read more

  • Article: Several Injured in Deadly Attack on Newly Reopened Ebola Treatment Center in Congo

    Several Injured in Deadly Attack on Newly Reopened Ebola Treatment Center in Congo

    March 11, 2019|Voice of America

    Congo's health ministry has warned that the attacks could lead to an upsurge in Ebola cases. Read more

  • Article: African Union Pledges to Silence Guns In Africa By 2020

    African Union Pledges to Silence Guns In Africa By 2020

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 6, 2019

    Wars and conflict have displaced more than 9 million people across the continent. Read more

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

    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

    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

    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