25 years after Rwanda

Samantha Power, a former journalist and war correspondent who would later serve as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, chronicled the global community’s failure to respond to the 1994 genocide in Rwanda in her Pulitzer Prize-winning book “‘A Problem from Hell’: America and the Age of Genocide.” Power reflects on the tragedy and the lessons learned—and not learned—since.

Abdi Ismail Isse MC/MPA 2017 has spent his career in war-torn areas, providing essential services to those traumatized by conflict. His time at Harvard Kennedy School helped him build conflict resolution skills to work toward peace.

The sexual exploitation of child migrants

A report co-authored by Jacqueline Bhabha describes the child sexual abuse and exploitation among migrants who are stalled in Greece. The crowded, makeshift holding camps, unstaffed at night and with inadequate lighting are easy targets for lone men and those associated with criminal gangs to prey on children left unattended.