It seems like every day a new study on sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) appears, each with a completely different picture of the situation and totally different statistics. Over the past two weeks my colleague, Peter Orr, and I have been in DRC interviewing people about protection of civilians and about sexual violence. The one thing that is totally clear is that no one has the full picture.
This post originally appeared on The Hill's Congress blog.
I arrived in Afghanistan last week with my Refugees International colleagues to assess the needs of displaced people in this war-torn country. This is my first visit to Afghanistan, and it defies expectations.