Lori Handrahan

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...