Stories of rape, incest or horrible abuse, often committed by people they trusted, such as teachers or relatives. They talk of being chased from their homes and raped by men with AK-47s, who left them for dead before moving on to claim a new woman or piece of territory in the civil war that has long decimated the eastern regions of this impoverished Central African country.
Restoring the shattered women of Congo
A visit to iLEAP: Seattle’s quiet, boring work in support of revolution
The “Battle in Seattle” street protests around the 1999 meeting here of the World Trade Organization left much of the…
Turning Seattle’s hodgepodge of do-gooders into a community
Seattle has become a hub, or more accurately a hodgepodge, of international do-gooders. To begin with, there’s that internationally oriented…