Olivia Ward is a foreign affairs reporter for the Toronto Star
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Friday, March 16, 2012
Real Housewives of the Arab Spring: Dictators’ Big-Spending Spouses Draw Citizens’ Ire
Asma’s jewels, Safia’s stash, Leila’s family fortune. They’re the Baronesses of Bling, the Empresses of Excess.
Friday, June 20, 2008
Sexual Violence 'a Tactic of War,' UN Council Says
In Sudan, girls as young as four are raped by rebel forces and government-backed militias. In Democratic Republic of Congo, women are sexually mutilated by roving gangs. In Burma, they are systematically raped as part of a military offensive. Yesterday, the United Nations Security Council agreed...