The most recent stories from all Focus Campaigns.

African Health Capacity Investment Act of 2006

While the U.S. has made historic investments in the fight against global AIDS,  the critical shortage of health care workers and weak health systems remain key bottlenecks to scaling up access to AIDS treatment... READ MORE

U.S. Senate to Debate Somalia Resolution

The U.S. Senate is set to debate a resolution calling on the U.S. government to increase its support for “peace, democracy and development in Somalia.” Senate Resolution 460 calls on the President, with... READ MORE

Rising Sexual Violence Indication of Darfur Breakdown

Humanitarian organization International Rescue Committee reported this week that more than 200 women have been sexually assaulted in the last five weeks alone around Darfur’s largest displaced camp, Kalma. This alarming trend is yet another... READ MORE

Victim-Activated Landmine Abolition Act of 2006

Landmines and other weapons that do not distinguish between combatants and innocent civilians have been declared inhumane by the international community for nearly 15 years. Since the 1990s, the United States has not... READ MORE

Darfur Peace and Accountability Act of 2006

The violence in Darfur has received significant attention from humanitarian and advocacy groups around the world. Unfortunately, the United States government has stayed largely removed from the conflict, allowing genocide to continue without... READ MORE

Hope for a Unified Somalia

In early June of 2006, Islamic militants stormed Somalia’s capital city of Mogadishu–site of the 1993 killings of 18 American marines, captured in the movie Black Hawk Down–and wrested control from several allied... READ MORE

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