Conflict-related sexual violence needs urgent action

Russia's war in Ukraine has displaced millions of people, most of them women and children. This mounting crisis suggests that conflict-related sexual violence, which has been reported in Ukraine, requires urgent action, say ...

Peace has led to more deforestation in Colombia

The consequences of peace and armed conflict for deforestation depend on the location, reports a new publication in Frontiers in Environmental Science. Using Colombia as a case study, this work presents one of the most comprehensive ...

Minding the gaps in international migration data

Around 281 million people, or 3.6 % of the world's population, currently live outside their country of birth. Whether driven by armed conflict, poverty, human rights abuses, political repression, or economic and educational ...

Leveraging technologies for peace and human rights

In May 2017, a battle broke out in Marawi City, southern Philippines, between government troops and Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL)-affiliated militants. The armed conflict lasted for five months and became known ...

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