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Joanna Van der Mewre
Operation Lightening Thunder and LRA migration (2008-2009)

The failure of the Juba Peace Talks and increasing levels of LRA violence prompted new government military efforts. The UPDF launched an attack on LRA bases in the DRC dubbed “Operation Lightening Thunder” (OLT). This was done in cooperation with the governments of southern...

Researching Gender in Fragile States: Lessons from Central Africa

The concentrations on Women, Gender and Health; and Humanitarian Studies, Ethics and Human Rights present a Conversation with Jocelyn Kelly, focusing on her work researching gender in fragiles states.

Jocelyn Kelly is the director for Harvard Humanitarian Initiative’s (HHI) Women in...

We had some ways that we were using to protect ourselves from the LRA

We had some ways that we were using to protect ourselves from the LRA. For example, if I was found at home or anywhere and I am arrested by the rebels, the rebels would ask me to take them to where the rest of the community members were hiding. I will not take them. I would walk with the...

Child Marriage: Results 1
Female former abductees, South Sudan
Meredith Blake

Meredith Blake is the Research Coordinator for Women in War. Her current research focuses on gender, peace, and security in fragile states, community resilience, sexual and gender-based violence, violence against women and girls, and diversity and inclusion in humanitarian action. She previously...

Kelli O'Laughlin

Kelli O’Laughlin, MD, MPH, is an emergency medicine physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts and an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School. She is a Research Fellow at the Massachusetts General Hospital Medical Practice Evaluation Center. Dr. O’Laughlin conducts...

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Ruth Barron
Women In War: Publications
I know the government helped by sending people to camps, but

I know the government helped by sending people to camps, but that was not the best means, because most people were not healthy while in camps. In the camps, food given by the WFP was very little and as soon as it was over, you would have to wait until the new month...Many people missed...

Michael VanRooyen

Michael VanRooyen, MD, MPH is the Director of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI) at Harvard University.  He is also the Chairman of Emergency Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. 

Dr. VanRooyen has worked as an emergency physician with numerous relief organizations in over...

Tracking Kony (2009-present)

By 2009, Kony and a group of 250 people traveled into CAR, while a number of commanders remained operational in the DRC. From 2009 to 2010, Kony and a group of LRA combatants then moved to the Kafia Kingi enclave, a border region governed by Sudan. Since 2010, Kony and the remaining...

The Initial Response (1991-1994)

Diplomatic and military attempts to defeat the LRA were ongoing between 1991-1994. The first government response occurred in 1991 when the Ugandan People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) mounted a four-month military offensive called “Operation North.” Simultaneously, Uganda’s state minister at the...

Diversity and Inclusion

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"On Her Shoulders" Film Screening
The Harvard Humanitarian Initiative and the Bratte Theater will be hosting a screening of the film "On Her Shoulders" on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 4:00 PM. $5 Donation suggested, all proceeds benefit Nadia's Initiative.
 
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Local Humanitarian Leadership: The Future of Humanitarian Action

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