by Janine Rich
The West has long used the specter of oppressed Muslim women as a political tool to justify an aggressive foreign policy in the Middle East and North Africa, and never more so than in the post-September 11th world.
by Hannah Mabry
A picture is worth a thousand words. But what happens when pictures only show people what they want to see? Images of Africans have always perpetuated a particular vision of the "dark" continent, a trend that continues today and colors our understanding of current issues like Ebola.
by Elsa Madeiros
Stopping genocide is a global responsibility. Yet, too often, genocide is not addresses until it is too late. Part of the problem lies in the definition of genocide, a contested issue that leads to confusion and delay, just when they are needed least.