Lauren Wolfe

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Doctors Without Scruples

High-ranking al Qaeda official Abu Zubaydah had apparently, at one point in his 12-year imprisonment by the United States, refused to drink fluids -- or ...

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Why Tourists Shouldn't Ignore the Dark Side of the World's Hottest New Vacation Spot: Myanmar

Myanmar is being billed as the world's hottest new vacation spot -- but this "destination of the year" has a horrible dark side that tourists shouldn't ignore.

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Trapped in Syria

Earlier this month, a doctor in northern Syria asked that a message be sent out to the world via Widney Brown, director of programs at ...

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#BringBackOurJournalists

There was never any cease-fire. War in Nigeria will not end anytime soon and the hundreds of schoolgirls from the northeastern town of Chibok kidnapped ...

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Why Are So Many Women Dying From Ebola?

When people started dying from Ebola in West Africa in March, Martha Anker, a former statistician in communicable disease surveillance and response at the World ...

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Turn On, Retweet, Tune Out

Deborah Sanya, an 18-year-old Nigerian student who was kidnapped by Boko Haram in the mass raid on a school in Chibok back in mid-April, took ...

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Losing the Lonely War

Her hands showed every tendon, and her arms were like matchsticks. With a grayish tint to her face, Alma Abdulrahman, 27, spoke from a hospital ...

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Intimacy That Kills

According to Pakistani police, this is what happened on May 27, the day a dark-eyed, pregnant woman named Farzana Parveen died: About two dozen men ...

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A Tidal Wave of Trauma

There are as many guises of trauma as there are Syrians who have experienced the war still ravaging their country. The dead-eyed mask is common, ...

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The Lost Girls

Over the last week or so, multiple stories in the news have been asking why the media is ignoring the kidnapping of more than 200 ...

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About Lauren Wolfe

Lauren Wolfe is a journalist and director of Women Under Siege, a journalism project on sexualized violence based at the Women's Media Center in New York.

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