16 Dec 2014
December 16, 2014

Rape in war, in black and white

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The tragic events in Sydney yesterday won’t return to our front pages. People’s opinions will mainly be formed today from quick inferences and possibly-significant fragments. Would the attack have taken place if ISIS didn’t exist? Should the suspect have been given bail on his murder-accessory charge? Is there much more we, the Australians or anyone.. read more →

12 Sep 2010
September 12, 2010

Foreign Policy and Gender-based Violence

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In late July and early August, 500 Congolese women and children were systematically raped, mainly in a village called Luvungi. The reports mainly miss out the name of the group who orchestrated this latest in a long line of seemingly never-ending atrocities.  They’re called the FDLR and so far the international community has been completely.. read more →