Saturday, March 3, 2012

Future of Feminism, Day Three: Ending Rape as a Tool of War

Today's installment in my Future of Feminism series at the Ms. blog profiles the organization Women Under Siege, which

has a two-part mission: to educate and to help change policy. “We’re starting with documentation as a way to bring this history into the public conversation,” [Director Lauren] Wolfe told the Ms. Blog. “When the story of women’s suffering remains hidden, there is no way to change it.”

After education comes change. Women Under Siege hopes that bringing visibility to these issues will spark changes in the way NGOs, the UN and local governments handle sexual violence against women during both wartime and in times of peace.

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