Lauren Wolfe is an award-winning journalist and the director of Women Under Siege, a project on sexualized violence in conflict, at the Women’s Media Center in New York. Previously, she was the senior editor of the Committee to Protect Journalists. She blogs at laurenmwolfe.com and is on Twitter at @Wolfe321.
We don’t know where sexualized violence falls in the terrible hierarchy of damage from this conflict, but we know it’s happening—and it’s important to gather evidence now.
Her kidnapping by Somali extremists was a nightmare. But the misogynistic punishment continues after her release.