In Her Own Voice

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Katharina Ritz

Head of Delegation

Iraq

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Ariane Bauer

Head of Donetsk Sub-delegation

Ukraine

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Jacqueline Siandare Boi

Tracing field officer

South Sudan

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Serena Tarabbia

Protection delegate

Nigeria

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Malak Jaafar

Communication officer

Lebanon

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Nhat Thi Le

Disability Focal Point

ICRC MoveAbility Foundation

Selected articles

Untold Story
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The Untold Story of the Woman Who Broke the News Of WWII

Clare Hollingworth was a pioneer for her time who broke stories and barriers – so why do so few people know about her life?

Read More on Buzzfeed

Dangers
image: RAMIN HASHEMPOUR/ICRC

#NotATarget: Humanitarians Are Being Killed in Overseas Conflicts

Dorsa Nazemi-Salman writes of her work southern Nigeria, one of the deadliest places on earth, and the importance of keeping humanitarians safe.

Read the Huffington Post piece

Job
image: Albert Gonzalez Farran/ICRC

Life and Loss in South Sudan

The story of the ICRC is of women working together, in this case, Nyamuoch, a young mother about to give birth in desperate circumstances, and Jessica Hazelwood, her nurse.

Read more on Medium

About this site

In the long history of the ICRC, women have had an important role to play in conflict zones and in humanitarian theaters. This site seeks to highlight the many roles women play for humanity by profiling them – in their own words.

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