November 27, 2009 | Maureen Lynch | Tagged as: Statelessness
Dragana* was 16 years old and stateless.  Until last year she lived in a Roma settlement in the former Yugoslavia with an abusive man who referred to himself as her uncle.  She has no memory of her parents.
November 25, 2009 | Melanie Teff

Over the past year the U.S. has taken a leading role at the United Nations on violence against women. Yet the U.S. has still not adopted the legislation that adopts a comprehensive approach to violence against women  around the world.

November 23, 2009 | Michelle Brown | Tagged as: United Nations
This past September, The UN General Assembly approved the creation of a new and unified gender entity after three years of intense discussions.
November 20, 2009 | Elizabeth Campbell | Tagged as: Congress, Iraq, U.S. Administration, Humanitarian Response
Iraq’s vice-president has vetoed part of the country’s new election law, placing the planned elections for January in jeopardy because he objected to the lack of parliamentary representation of refugees. 
November 18, 2009 | Andrea Lari | Tagged as: Colombia, Humanitarian Response

For almost 5 years, I have been following the challenges facing millions of forcibly displaced Colombians.