February 26, 2014
| Michelle Brown
| Tagged as: Mali, U.S. Administration, United Nations, Humanitarian Response, Protection & Security
With the large-scale humanitarian crises in Syria, South Sudan, and the Central African Republic, it can be easy to overlook the comparatively smaller humanitarian situation in Mali. However, as a recent briefing paper by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Center reminds us, there remain acute humanitarian needs in Mali, where almost 200,000 internally displaced people (IDPs) continue to reside – still more than half of the 350,000 people living in displacement as of June 2013—the peak of the displacement crisis in Mali.
February 18, 2014
| Dawn Calabia
| Tagged as: Afghanistan, Asia, Protection & Security, Women & Children
The government of Afghanistan is back in the news these days - and for
all the wrong reasons. Recent actions by President Hamid Karzai and his
supporters are putting the country's future at risk, and none stand to
lose more than Afghan women.