U.N. Tribunal weighs in on atrocity against Bosnian women & the Radovan Karadžić Conviction

Jessica Buchleitner with International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia Editor: Lys Anzia WNN Interviews Global Footage of the March 24, 2016 judgement against former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadžić via International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. ICTY/United Nations (WNN) The Hague, Netherlands – For the last 20 years, former Bosnian Serb army leader Radovan […]

Healing Israeli-Palestinian conflict requires moving past limitations

Healing Israeli-Palestinian conflict requires moving past limitations

Gina Ross – WNN Improve It (WNN/CGN) Los Angeles, California, UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: Trauma triggers violence. We know this based on research and applying this knowledge can contribute to the resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Israeli and Palestinian populations suffer from chronic trauma. Israelis feel as though they revisit the Holocaust with every terrorist attack. […]

Hearing courage in the voices of World War II ‘Comfort Women’

Hearing courage in the voices of World War II ‘Comfort Women’

Tiffany Hsiung – WNN SOAPBOX (WNN) Toronto, Ontario, CANADA: It was 4 years ago in Shanghai, China when I first met a survivor of sexual slavery and forced prostitution.  Her  name was Ms. Ha, a Korean who never returned home after the war. And she didn’t fit any stereotype I could have imagined. At 83 […]

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’ […]

Beyond Good Intentions: The Promise and Peril of Citizen Engagement with Foreign Policy

Beyond Good Intentions: The Promise and Peril of Citizen Engagement with Foreign Policy

Women News Network – WNN Podcast portal What were the accomplishments and failures of the U.S. grassroots movements that responded to the humanitarian crisis in Darfur, and how do these lessons apply to grassroots movements in general? Rachel Davis from the Carnegie New Leaders Program interviews award-winning Washington Post journalist for Sudan and fellow of […]