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Every day, IRC humanitarian workers are rescuing lives. Here, they offer a glimpse of their experiences, the challenges they face and the courageous people they meet by sharing videos, photos and stories.

Posted by The IRC on November 28, 2007
I borrow the title from an Amnesty International report on Cote d’Ivoire, issued last March. It says: The scale of rape and sexual violence in Cote d’Ivoire in the course of the armed conflict has been largely underestimated. Many women have been gang raped or have been abducted and reduced to sexual slavery by fighters. more »
Posted by The IRC on November 23, 2007
Posted by The IRC on November 22, 2007
The IRC is working with writer, photographer and long-time women's advocate Ann Jones to give women in war zones an opportunity to speak, loudly and clearly. With digital cameras, women who have survived conflict, displacement, discrimination, sexual and domestic violence vividly document their own lives and make their voices heard. more »