IRC in the News
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.
Heavy rains coming soon in Sudan and South Sudan will add to the woes of civilians after a border conflict and civil war forced thousands to flee their homes, aid agencies warned Tuesday.