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It’s been 100 years since March 8th was designated International Women’s Day, and women worldwide have yet to achieve the equality they envisioned so long ago. In times of war, they are still the primary targets of systematic rape, torture, displacement and pillaging....more

It's V-Day Until The Violence Stops

Playwright and activist, Eve Ensler, has transformed her play The Vagina Monologues and Valentine's Day into tools to raise awareness and funds to help end violence against women around the globe. ...more

is how many women I run into who are turned off by Eve's efforts.

Now I'm the Trix ...more

How do you negotiate with a mad man? The Lord's Resistance Army is accused of killing hundreds during Christmas celebrations

  AFP/Getty Images - Joseph Kony, leader of the Lord's Resistance Army, in 2006. "Noooooo....," ...more

A friend of mine from Cameroon came up with a perfect solution for dealing with these mad ...more

My most memorable moments from 2008 -- From famine in Africa to watching my brother win a medal at the Olympics

It has been a fantastic year. Four continents, multiple countries, many stories, both tears and laughter and everything in between. I'll just touch upon a few of my most memorable moments from the year, the bulk of which I spent in East Africa and traveling around the region. Near Ruhengeri, Rwanda ...more