Category Archives: Rape

War rape: The forgotten pandemic sweeping Syria

A crime is committed twice if we choose to ignore it, or neglect reporting it and bringing it to the attention of the world.   This post was first published in January 2013 with references to three articles on rape … Continue reading

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The Lost: a poem about a girl dying of cold

In this poem, I imagine a Syrian girl in her late teens dying, being the last of her family, after she and her family had witnessed the destruction of their village by the Syrian government war planes, which forced them to flee. … Continue reading

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The Invisible victims of Rape: victims we tend to forget

Rape is shredding Syria’s social fabric By Lauren Wolfe, Special to CNN December 5, 2012 Editor’s note: Lauren Wolfe is an award-winning journalist and the director of Women Under Siege, a Women’s Media Center initiative on sexualized violence in conflict. The group’s site … Continue reading

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