Ukraine: Traumatised by war and PTSD

Ukraine: Traumatised by war and PTSD
On the front line of Ukraine's battle against PTSD, with war veterans, psychologists, priests and volunteers. ​There are many reasons why Ukranian soldiers are reluctant to see psychologists. Some don't acknowledge that they have a problem, while others fear the stigma associated with mental illness or believe that a person who hasn't experienced w...
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Survival Mode: Growing Up With Violence

Survival Mode: Growing Up With Violence
Fault Lines examines the psychological toll of violence on children growing up in Chicago's most dangerous communities. ​Life in Chicago's poorest neighbourhoods can sometimes feel like a warzone. In 2015, an average of one person every three hours was shot in Chicago - more than in any other city in the US. Over the course of the calendar year, th...
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Still no justice for victims of post-election violence in Kenya

Still no justice for victims of post-election violence in Kenya
Eight years on, raped women are still being ostracised "I just saw these Kikuyu young men [..]. They didn't say anything. They just beat me up and raped me in turns. They abandoned me near the river until I was rescued by a Kikuyu woman who dressed me but said she had to run because she was fleeing to a part of the slum with more Kikuyus. It w...
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“May I have hug? It’s like speaking without talking”

“May I have hug? It’s like speaking without talking”
Jack Sparrow enchants patients at Lady Cilento Children's Hospital ​ Johnny Depp and co-star Stephen Graham, dressed as Jack Sparrow and pirate Scrum, took a break while filming "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales" last year to surprise patients at Lady Cilento Children's Hospital in Brisbane, Australia. Despite primarily shyness, the...
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On the road with Kosovo's first female president

On the road with Kosovo's first female president
How Atifete Jahjaga fights for the rights of wartime rape victims ​ During the war in 1998 and 1999 between the ethnic Albanian majority fighting for an independent Kosovo, the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA),and Slobodan Milosevic's brutal security forces, an estimate of 20,000 women - and men - were raped, often branded with the Serbian cross and th...
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