In this powerful piece, “Moving from #BringbackOurGirls to #ValueOurGirls”, Kim Samuel exposes a deeply troubling reality facing women and girls who are victims of violent conflict. Drawing upon several studies and current events, Kim highlights the ways in which women face systemic discrimination and isolation even when they return to their home communities. Kim asks “Why are these victims treated with the same contempt as their captors”? We’re all asked to reflect on this question and commit to ending such unacceptable situations through supporting and valuing all women and girls in all societies across the globe.
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