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Women, Children, Crisis

In crisis areas, it is often women and children who suffer most. Countries with underdeveloped economies and countries at war face countless difficulties, but stories of the particular misery faced by women and children are often overlooked—resulting in far-reaching human, social and economic consequences.

Women, Children, Crisis pulls from a number of reporting projects around the globe that illuminate the adversity and outright crimes endured by women and children, as well as creative responses to these challenges.

Women, Children, Crisis

DRC: Curfew in Goma, NGOs Anxious

Tensions are so high between the government and the CNDP in North Kivu that aid groups are having a terrible time moving across front lines.

DRC: Keeping Score in Goma

This morning Laurent Nkunda's forces took over the Congolese army's biggest base in the east, about 45 minutes from Goma.

DRC: War Returns

A press release in the Democratic Republic of Congo announces that "violence has reached its highest level in years."

Obama Eyes White House, Taylor The Big House

Barack Hussein Obama Jr. and Charles Taylor Jr. were born to African father and American mother. But the lives of Taylor, son of the infamous Liberian president, and Obama took very different turns.

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