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Sexual Violence as a Weapon of War in Syria

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

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Whether used to instill fear, humiliate, or punish; destroy lives, families and communities; or enforce social order and power dynamics, rape and other forms of sexual violence have been widely documented in the Syrian conflict. The strategic use of sexual violence as a weapon of war in violation of international law is of course not unique to Syria, but it’s widespread nature and protracted impacts have often gone underreported and unaddressed amidst the myriad other atrocities of the Syrian conflict. Moreover, while rape and other forms of sexual violence have been recognized as war crimes, crimes against humanity, and elements of genocide - as well as serious violations of human rights, including the prohibition on torture and other forms of cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment - the widespread lack of accountability perpetuates the cycle of violence and division....



Practitioner Profile: Promundo's Brian Heilman

Monday, April 2, 2018

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In this episode we interview Brian Heilman, a senior research officer at Promundo, whose work focuses on eliminating harmful masculine norms, preventing all forms of gender-based violence, and achieving broader gender equality and...



International Women's Day Profile: Humanitarian Women's Network

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

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In honor of International Women’s Day we’re speaking to women all over the world who are working to advance equality for women and girls. In this episode we speak with the founders of the Humanitarian Women’s Network, a 4200-member and growing, global...



Practitioner Profile: Tara Cookson and Lorena Fuentes

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

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Practitioner Profile: Isabelle Arradon

Monday, March 5, 2018

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In honor of International Women’s Day, ATHA is speaking to women all over the world who work to advance equality for women and girls.

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Engaging Men to Advance Gender Equality

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

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Since the passage of UNSC Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security (WPS) in October 2000, gender mainstreaming in humanitarian programming has highlighted not only the differential impacts of war and crisis on women, but also the important contributions women make to conflict resolution and the long-term...


Yemen’s Cholera Crisis (Part II): Updates on Health and Education

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

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December 29th marked the 1000th of day of armed...



Resettling Syrian Refugees: The Intersection of Rehabilitation and Protection

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

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Since the beginning of the Syrian Civil War in 2011, the neighboring countries of Lebanon, Turkey, and Jordan have collectively absorbed...



Practitioner Profiles | Sawsan Samara and Joel Hernandez

Friday, September 22, 2017

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In this episode, Meredith Blake speaks with Sawsan Samara and Joel Hernandez about their time working for the Elpida Home for Refugees in Thessaloniki, Greece.

Sawsan has 12 years of experience working in the development sector with a focus on gender issues and the Syrian refugee crisis. She has worked with various international organizations and development agencies, headed regional offices in Jordan and the occupied Palestinian territories, and worked on protection issues and refugee...



Yemen’s Cholera Crisis: Fighting Disease During Armed Conflict

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

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Yemen currently faces the “world’s worst cholera outbreak in the midst of the world’s largest humanitarian crisis,” according to a joint statement issued by UNICEF, the World Food Programme (WFP) and the World Health Organization (WHO) in July 2017. As of August, the WHO reported that over 500,000 suspected cholera cases and nearly 2,000 associated deaths had occurred since the end of April alone, with 41% of cases being children under 15...



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