Articles tagged with: war
Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai was a superhero long before she came to the attention of the world for being the target of a Taliban assissination attempt in October 2012.
In war we often see only the frontline stories of soldiers and combat.
AT TEDGlobal 2010, Zainab Salbi tells powerful "backline" stories of women who keep everyday life going during conflicts, and calls for women to have a place at the negotiating table once fighting is over.
An amazing talk by an amazing woman...
Susan notes: Three years ago, on June 20, 2009, Neda Agha Soltan died in revolutionary Tehran. The following day, I watched in horror as her dying moments were replayed for the world to see, and I became a supporter of the Green Movement for change in Iran.
Today, Neda will be mourned by hundreds of thousands worldwide, and we will hear the echo of her silent death in the street in Tehran.