#Conflict

  • Article: Why I Quit My Job to Empower Women and Girls Escaping Violence and Slavery Under ISIS

    Why I Quit My Job to Empower Women and Girls Escaping Violence and Slavery Under ISIS

    By Helen Lock|April 2, 2020

    Taban Shoresh fled Iraq as a child refugee, later she returned to help women recover from trauma. Read more

  • Article: How COVID-19 Is Impacting My Work on Food Security in Nigeria, and the People I Support

    How COVID-19 Is Impacting My Work on Food Security in Nigeria, and the People I Support

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 1, 2020

    Clara Orji, Mercy Corps' program manager in Nigeria, shares how COVID-19 threatens her work. Read more

  • Article: I Work in Syria With People Fleeing Conflict. Here’s How COVID-19 Is Impacting the People I Support.

    I Work in Syria With People Fleeing Conflict. Here’s How COVID-19 Is Impacting the People I Support.

    By Imogen Calderwood|March 31, 2020

    Mercy Corps' Syria director shares how COVID-19 is making an existing crisis even worse. Read more

  • Article: Feminists From 17 Countries Just Assembled in Austria to Agree on a Landmark Path to Peace

    Feminists From 17 Countries Just Assembled in Austria to Agree on a Landmark Path to Peace

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Feb. 28, 2020

    The Women's Peace and Humanitarian Fund brought together grassroots activists from around the world. Read more

  • Feature: After Fleeing Conflict, This Activist Now Fights for a Safe, Quality Education for Every Child
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    After Fleeing Conflict, This Activist Now Fights for a Safe, Quality Education for Every Child

    By Jana Sepehr|Feb. 28, 2020

    Education activist Hila Limar is chairperson of Germany-based Visions for Children. Read more

  • Article: Over 1.5 Million Children in Niger Are in Need of Humanitarian Assistance

    Over 1.5 Million Children in Niger Are in Need of Humanitarian Assistance

    By Brandon Wiggins|Feb. 21, 2020

    UNICEF says that it will need $59.4 million to provide humanitarian assistance to children in 2020. Read more

  • Article: This Woman’s Story Shows How One UK Organisation Is Saving Lives in Somaliland

    This Woman’s Story Shows How One UK Organisation Is Saving Lives in Somaliland

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 12, 2020

    Hawa, from Somaliland, was able to have an emergency C-section that saved her life. Read more

  • Article: ‘A Wind of Madness Is Sweeping the Globe’: UN Secretary-General

    ‘A Wind of Madness Is Sweeping the Globe’: UN Secretary-General

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 5, 2020

    Antonio Guterres says the UN will redouble its efforts to minimize conflict going forward. Read more