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DRC: Warriors of peace

This month, Women and War goes to the Democratic Republic of Congo where we meet Masika, Noella, and Caddy. These three women survived the horrors

This month, Women and War goes to the Democratic Republic of Congo where we meet Masika, Noella, and Caddy. These three women survived the horrors

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Rape as a weapon: the fight of Masika

Rape as a weapon of war is something that women in the Kivu region of the Democratic Republic of Congo know only too well. This week, we meet an

Rape as a weapon of war is something that women in the Kivu region of the Democratic Republic of Congo know only too well. This week, we meet an

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Afghan women heal the wounds of war

Our third edition of Women and War takes you to Afghanistan, to meet three extraordinary women. They have endured the devastating effects of war

Our third edition of Women and War takes you to Afghanistan, to meet three extraordinary women. They have endured the devastating effects of war

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Women and War in Nepal

Women and War goes to Nepal this month, to meet Mina, Durga, and Laxmi, three women who are trying to rebuild their lives, shattered by a conflict

Women and War goes to Nepal this month, to meet Mina, Durga, and Laxmi, three women who are trying to rebuild their lives, shattered by a conflict

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The torment of Nepal's broken families

Days go by peacefully in the village of Munalbasti, in western Nepal. It has not always been the case in this community. The village sits in the

Days go by peacefully in the village of Munalbasti, in western Nepal. It has not always been the case in this community. The village sits in the

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Women and War in Nepal - Durga's tale

Nepal has always inspired travellers and writers in search of adventure and spirituality. But for the Nepalese, the country’s recent history

Nepal has always inspired travellers and writers in search of adventure and spirituality. But for the Nepalese, the country’s recent history

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Women and War in Nepal: Mina's story

“Women have to carry a gun to change society as and when needed. I was not alone, there were many women fighting with us,” said Mina, a 26 year old

“Women have to carry a gun to change society as and when needed. I was not alone, there were many women fighting with us,” said Mina, a 26 year old

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Afghanistan's Women and War - Sima's tale

From the Soviet invasion in 1979, to the conflict between NATO forces and the Taliban, Afghanistan has lived in a state of war for over 30

From the Soviet invasion in 1979, to the conflict between NATO forces and the Taliban, Afghanistan has lived in a state of war for over 30

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Afghanistan's Women and War - Frozan's tale

It is just another day at the Pajhwok press agency in Kabul, where reporting scenes of demonstrations and suicide bombs are common place. It is also

It is just another day at the Pajhwok press agency in Kabul, where reporting scenes of demonstrations and suicide bombs are common place. It is also

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Women and War - Farzana and Nafiza's tale

Over the years, Farzana has become a familiar figure at the Ali Abad orthopaedic centre in Kabul. She works as Head of the prosthetics department

Over the years, Farzana has become a familiar figure at the Ali Abad orthopaedic centre in Kabul. She works as Head of the prosthetics department

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Brazil's Women and War - Sonia's tale

In Brazil, more than 1,500 people have been killed in a war over the use of the land. Despite the mountain of murders, there have been scarcely 100

In Brazil, more than 1,500 people have been killed in a war over the use of the land. Despite the mountain of murders, there have been scarcely 100