US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel has defended last month’s prisoner swap with the Taliban as the “last, best” chance to secure the release of Army
The anniversary could not have been more fitting: As the Obama administration is struggling to push an extension of unemployment benefits through a
The number of child soldiers in war-ravaged Central African Republic has swelled to around 6,000, says UNICEF.
The revelation comes as France and
It stems from a law to protect Serb minority rights, but in the Croatian city of Vukovar, the introduction of the Cyrillic alphabet on public signs
In Souleimaniya, in Iraqi Kurdistan, Nahida is the CO of the Women’s Unit in the Peshmerga Army in her region. Nahida’s dream started when she was
For the fifth consecutive year the number of forcibly displaced people worldwide has reached 42 million and aid is now at a critical level. Euronews
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
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
Nepal has always inspired travellers and writers in search of adventure and spirituality.
But for the Nepalese, the country’s recent history
“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
For over a decade, the Democratic Republic of Congo had been ravaged by what many refer to as Africa’s first world war. The fighting was concentrated
In conflict zones education, like much of everyday life, can become a risky business. Across the world tens of millions of young people miss out on
Civilians in Somalia’s 20-year war are wounded every day. The crossfire between government forces and insurgents destroys ordinary people’s lives
Nine years after the United States vowed to triumph over terrorism, backed by an international community united after the September 11 attacks on