Lori Handrahan

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Humanitarian predators: What Joel Davis’ New York arrest tells us

Joel Davis was arrested in New York last week as he made plans to rape  children of a “father” trafficking...

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Trump’s immigration policy gives me hope I may see my daughter again

While Rachel Maddow, MSNBC host, cried during her broadcast on Wednesday overcome with emotion about child separation at America’s southern border,...

Oxfam and Weinstein effect among humanitarians

The Harvey Weinstein scandal and subsequent #MeToo revolution is rattling institutions and outing predatory men in various professions.  In the...

Larry Nassar and The National Security Problem

Larry Nassar, a now former medical professor at Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor, has finally been held to...

Run, Oprah, run

At this year’s Golden Globes, Oprah Winfrey’s presence and words were a balm for the walking-wounded among us; hurting in...

Why is #MeToo ignoring child rape survivors?

Dylan Farrow has moved the American conversation on silence and impunity for sexual abuse. In an opinion piece for the...

UN has a culture of impunity for sexual abuse

UN has a culture of impunity for sexual abuse

When I joined the United Nations (UN) as a human rights specialist, decades ago, I was elated that I might...