On conflict

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NYC Told Doctors Without Symptoms To Not Take A Coronavirus Test — Even If They Are Exposed,” BuzzFeed News, March 24, 2020

Trump’s Insidious Reason for Leaving the UN Human Rights Council,” The Atlantic, June 20, 2018

The Trump Administration Wants Refugees to Fit In or Stay Out,” Foreign Policy, October 12, 2017

There are no real ‘safe zones’ and there never have been,” Foreign Policy, March 30, 2017

The Village That Cannot Sleep,” The Guardian, August 3, 2016

What It Takes to Get an Alleged Mass Rapist and 67 Militiamen Arrested in Congo,” Foreign Policy, June 23, 2016 (and translated into French on Slate here)

If 18-month-old girls are being gang-raped, why are the suspects still free?The Guardian, June 20, 2016

“Congo’s Soccer Players Get Cars. Its Rape Victims Get Nothing.Foreign Policy, March 30, 2016, (and translated into French on Slate here)

Mass rape as a weapon of war: Bosnia verdict a warning to leaders who unbolt the heart of darkness,” The International Business Times, March 29, 2016

“Seeking a Better Life,” Ms. Magazine, Spring 2016reparations screenshot

When does the violation of women’s bodies become a ‘red line’?openDemocracy 50.50, January 11, 2016

“The U.N. Is Not Serious About Its Peacekeeper Rape Problem,” Foreign Policy, August 13, 2015, (and translated into French on Slate here)

“When War and Weather Conspire,” Foreign Policy, July 24, 2015, (and translated into French on Slate here)“Why the people crossing the Mediterranean aren’t ‘migrants’,” Reuters, July 2, 2015

The Worst of All Horrors, Foreign Policy,” Foreign Policy, June 11, 2015, (and translated into French on Slate here)

Refugees in Their Own Homeland,” Foreign Policy, May 15, 2015

Suffocating Congo’s War,” Foreign Policy, February 7, 2015

How Dodd-Frank Is Failing Congo,” Foreign Policy, February 2, 2015, (and translated into French on Slate here)

Doctors Without Scruples,” Foreign Policy, December 16, 2014

Come for the Golden PagodScreen Shot 2014-11-15 at 6.33.16 PMas, Stay for the War Crimes,” Foreign Policy, December 11, 2014

Trapped in Syria, Foreign Policy, November 13, 2014, (and translated into French on Slate here)

#BringBackOurJournalists, Foreign Policy, November 6, 2014, (and translated into French on Slate here)

Losing the Lonely War,” Foreign Policy, July 8, 2014

Intimacy That Kills,” Foreign Policy, June 6, 2014

A Tidal Wave of Trauma,” Foreign Policy, May 27, 2014 (and translated into French on Slate here)

Will There Ever Be Justice for Syria’s Rape Survivors?The Nation, May 14, 2014

The Lost Girls,” Foreign Policy, May 5, 2014 (left)

Abuse of Power,” Foreign Policy, April 14, 2014Screen Shot 2014-05-08 at 1.50.30 PM

Violence Begets Violence,” Foreign Policy, April 4, 2014

How Rwandans Cope with the Horror of 1994,The Atlantic, April 4, 2014

Blind Spot: Why do convictions for the world’s worst crimes neglect survivors of rape?,” Foreign Policy, March 12, 2014 (and translated into French on Slate here)

Unarmed and Dangerous: With civilian rape on the rise, the war on Congo’s women comes painfully, pervasively home,” Foreign Policy, March 7, 2014 (and translated into French on Slate here)

What’s going on in Syria is about a lot more than chemical weapons,” The Guardian, October 26, 2013

Where is ‘red line’ on rape in war?” CNN.com, September 17, 2013

A Syrian RefScreen Shot 2013-06-06 at 4.14.27 PMugee Wedding,The Nation, June 24-July 1, 2013 edition (left)

Take Your Portion’: A Victim Speaks Out About Rape in Syria,The Atlantic, June 18, 2013

Syria Has a Massive Rape Crisis,The Atlantic, April 3, 2013

End culture of rape in 2013,” CNN.com, January 1, 2013

Are Women Being Targeted in Syria?” The Atlantic, December 10, 2012 (below left)

Revealing Rape – How to Illustrate a Crime,” WITNESS, December 6, 2012

Rape is shredding Syria’s social fabric,” CNN.com, December 5, 2012 (below left)

Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict,” UK Foreign Commonwealth Office blog, December 3, 2012

Sexualized Violence in Syria: Keeping Track of a Crisis in Motion,” Syria Deeply, December 1, 2012

The Misogyny Behind an Attempted Assassination of a Man in Congo,” The Atlantic, October 31, 2012

“Sexual violence is tearing Natlantic homepage storyative American communities apart,” By Lauren Wolfe and Lauren Chief Elk, The Guardian, September 8, 2012

The ultimate assault: Charting Syria’s use of rape to terrorize its people,” The Atlantic, July 11, 2012

“Sexual violence against women is the result of the cult of masculinity,” By Gloria Steinem and Lauren Wolfe, The Guardian, February 24, 2012

Reckoning with a genocide in Guatemala,” The Atlantic, February 10, 2012

Gloria Steinem on Rape in War, Its Causes, and How to Stop It,” The Atlantic, February 8, 2012

Can we end rape as tool of war?” By Gloria Steinem and Lauren Wolfe, CNN.com, February 8, 2012

Sundry bylined articles

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U.N. Sexual Assault Investigations Die in Darkness,” Foreign Policy, March 18, 2018

President Trump, stop blocking me on Twitter,” CNN.com, June 9, 2017

India rape case a chilling reminder for women everywhere,” CNN.com, July 19, 2016

A Miserable Mystery in Congo,” Foreign Policy, April 9, 2015, (and translated into French on Slate here)

Not Monsters, But Men,Foreign Policy, March 6, 2015, (and translated into French on Slate here)

“Gender and the Virus,” Ms. Magazine, Winter 2015

Why Are So Many Women Dying From Ebola?,” Foreign Policy, August 20, 2014

Turn On, Retweet, Tune Out,” Foreign Policy, August 5, 2014 (and translated into French on Slate here)

Women Alert to Travel’s Darker Side,” The New York Times, May 23, 2014

Abuse of Power,” Foreign Policy, April 14, 2014

Abused for Surviving: What Amanda Lindhout Faces After Captivity,” The Nation, September 24, 2013 (below)

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10 views: Our struggle to ‘have it all,’” CNN.com, March 12, 2013

That’s My Issue: Ending Rape,” WNYC.org, August 17, 2012

“Ester’s Eyes: Returning from

Uganda’s War as a Bush Wife,” Gender Across Borders, September 21, 2011 (cross-posted on RH Reality Check)

The Constant, Crippling Pain Many Women Think They Have to Endure,” AlterNet, June 2, 2011 (reprinted on Feminist.com, August 2011)Screen Shot 2013-12-14 at 4.05.32 AM

Far Out,” The Boston Phoenix, May 4, 2007

For Desperate Souls, A Last Chance No More,” The New York Times, January 14, 2007

The Teflon Monsignor: Despite Documented Facts, Bishop Murphy Still Escapes Blame,” Long Island Press, August 5, 2004

Hip Transplant: Shops Venture Manhattanward,” The New York Times, January 11, 2004

Chapter in At Ground Zero: 25 Stories from Young Reporters Who Were There, Thunder’s Mouth Press, 2002

Little Lost Angels Reborn Atop the Flatiron Building,” The New York Times, September 2, 2001

On sexualized violence and journalists

Another journalist reports sexScreen Shot 2013-12-14 at 4.16.13 AM assault in Tahrir Square,” Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), June 26, 2012

More discussion but few changes on sexual violence,” CPJ, February 21, 2012

One Victim’s Battle to End Sexual Violence Against Journalists,” The Atlantic, November 4, 2011

The silencing crime: Sexual violence and journalists,” CPJ, June 7, 2011

When rape is inevitable: Surviving imprisonment in Iran,” CPJ, July 7, 2011

Trapped In The Story: Local Journalists Face Sexual Violence,” On the Issues magazine, July 6, 2011

Women journalists speak out on sexual attacks,” CNN.com, June 7, 2011 (above left)

Sexual violence: A tool of intimidation,” Global Journalist, March 10, 2011

Documenting sexual violence against journalists,” CPJ, February 16, 2011