Human Rights Watch Exposes Mass Rape in Darfur

Last week, Human Rights Watch released a scathing report exposing mass rape by the Sudanese military. We first heard about these mass rapes late last year, but the news could not be easily corroborated. Since then, however, through telephone interviews, Human Rights Watch has been able to verify that nearly 200 rapes occurred during a three-day period –…

Helping Women In Darfur Become Self-Sufficient

Women’s groups, collectives, and networks are the backbones of Africa. When women are empowered to work together they can demand more for their daily work and they are afforded more opportunities to thrive and create a better lifestyle for their children and families. One such project in Darfur is called SAFE, a community-led project for…

Quick Impact Project Provides Education for Darfur Children

Did you know that the largest peacekeeping mission is currently in Darfur? After the civil war erupted in 2003 between the government of Sudan and rebel groups the African Union and the United Nations partnered to create UNAMID – African Union/United Nations Hybrid operation in 2007. Now at over 19,000 peacekeeping military personelle and over…