The Christian Science Monitor raises the problem of UN Peacekeepers in Congo who’ve not prevented soldiers from raping women and children:

Mass rape in Congo reignites questions of efficacy of UN force  

The UN Peacekeepers have had a long history of problems:

UN-believable:  Sexual misconduct by UN Peacekeepers

Court ordered abuse?

Kathleen Russell’s op-ed in the Christian Science Monitor sums up the problem with family court – children are not being protected.

Child abuse: when family court gets it wrong

Information is posted on NOW’s web site –

The crisis in family law courts

Obama just nominated Susan B Carbon as head of the Office of Violence Against Women. Carbon was a family court judge and is very familiar with how battered women fare in court –

White house press release

There is hope…