Does America’s Mali Strategy Pass Muster?

By Refugees International

By Katia Gibergues-Newton, Refugees International Intern

Congo’s Elderly Act As Caregivers – But Who Will Care for Them?

By Caelin Briggs

Life in a displaced persons camp is not easy. Even for the strongest of the strong, surviving in an insecure and inhospitable camp is both physically and emotionally grueling. But for the elderly, disabled, or ill, the demands of camp life can seem insurmountable.

These individuals – especially those without family members to support them – are often the most vulnerable, and their needs are often overlooked.  

U.S. Support for Mali: Humanitarian Needs Must be Considered

By Refugees International

By Katia Gibergues-Newton, Refugees International Intern

Generosity of Arab Donors Works Best Through UN Aid

By Michel Gabaudan

This post originally appeared in The National.

In the last few weeks alone, the country has seen summary executions, the bombing of a major university, and population displacement on a massive and growing scale.

In Congo, Women Face Impossible Choice: Risk Rape, or Go Hungry

By Marcy Hersh
This post originally appeared at UN Dispatch.

What is something that you do no less than ten times every day? Check email? Send a text message? No less than ten times a day, Colette* listens to the story of a woman who has just been raped.