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Kunduz: U.S. Airstrike on MSF Hospital (Part I)

In the first part of the this series Hinna Hatif examines the U.S. airstrike that killed 22 people when a Doctors Without Borders hospital was struck in Kunduz, Afghanistan.

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Women Make a Difference in Peace Negotiations

Melanne Verveer, who served as U.S. Ambassador for Global Women’s Issues, remarked that clashes had occurred in 31 of the world’s 39 active conflicts after peace settlements. None of the 31 cases had women involved in the peace process.

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A Tightrope of Commitment: UNSCR 1325

Maria Baginska examines the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 and questions the international community’s commitment to women’s involvement in security negotiations, as well as their overall rights.