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Military Justice System Fails One More Victim of Sexual Violence

| October 2, 2006

The life stories of Jessica Brakey and Abeer Al-Janabi unfold a half a world apart. Yet the former Air Force Academy cadet and the dead Iraqi girl are both powerful symbols of women’s experience of sexual assault. The legal tales of both are curiously juxtaposed this fall in the military’s sprawling criminal justice system. More »

Hidden War on Women

| September 11, 2006

UN Secretary General—Time for a Woman

| September 11, 2006

Two Bleed, One Leads

| August 30, 2006

Two young girls lost. The name of one, Jon Benet Ramsey, is etched in the collective U.S. consciousness. The other, Abeer Qassim Hamza al-Janabi, barely registers—if it registers at all. More »

“Not How a Second-Generation Should Bond”—Sex Selection in U.S. South Asian Communities

| August 22, 2006

Iraq Series: Baghdad Burning Excerpt

August 16, 2006

Rape. The latest of American atrocities. Though it's not really the latest- it's just the one that's being publicized the most. The poor girl Abeer was neither the first to be raped by American troops, nor will she be the last. The only reason this rape was brought to light and publicized is that her whole immediate family were killed along with her. More »

Letter from Jerusalem

| August 15, 2006

Anger and Frustration Over Closing of Juárez Femicide Cases

| August 9, 2006

Manhood and Moral Waivers

Manhood and Moral Waivers

| August 8, 2006

Her birthday is August 19, her death day March 12. We cannot let this crime, too, pass into oblivion. More »

Middle East “Voices of Resistance”

| August 7, 2006