IRC in the News
The plight of wives who suffer abuse from soldiers returning home from conflict in West Africa has been highlighted in a new aid agency report.
Husbands, not strangers or men with guns, are now the biggest threat to women in post-conflict west Africa, according to a report by the International Rescue Committee (IRC) released on Tuesday.
By Emma Batha The photo shows a woman sprawled in the dirt, grimacing in pain. A man is lunging towards her. The image needs no caption – the man has obviously beaten the woman up and hurled her to the ground.
A new report says women are suffering domestic violence at “alarming levels and with shocking frequency” in post-conflict countries in West Africa.
La guerra de Irak dejó atrás millones de refugiados y desplazados internos. Muchos acaban pidiendo asilo político en el país que se hizo con el suyo aún hoy.
South Sudan is facing a humanitarian crisis with more than half its population threatened by food shortages because of its ongoing conflict with Sudan, the UN has warned.