The slow genocide: War rape and its female survivors

The slow genocide: War rape and its female survivors

Jessica Buchleitner – WNN Opinion (WNN) Global: What could be a better weapon than rape? As a male soldier, you can exterminate your aggression, demoralize your victim and even potentially create a child born from your own hate. Refugee women caught in the recent conflicts in Somalia have reported being ‘too afraid to grab firewood’ […]

Hope gives us strength

Hope gives us strength

Parvin Ardalan – WNN Opinion This commentary was written before women have once again begun to be severely harassed by men on the streets of Cairo after they experienced freedom on the streets during the protests. Less than one month following the 16 February ousting of President Mubarak, 18 women rights defenders were arrested, tortured […]

A Common Humanity

A Common Humanity

Two Israeli and Jordanian journalists tell the story no one else will Commentary by Ruth Eglash and Hani Hazaimeh Jerusalem/Amman – It was supposed to be an exercise in cross-cultural reporting: find a story that would highlight the common humanity shared by all nations and peoples. As a Jordanian and an Israeli we were a […]

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