Siege talks to BBC about why sexualized violence against women is under-reported

By — May 8, 2014

With the story of more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by an extremist group in Nigeria hot in the news, we spoke to the BBC about why coverage of such violence against women and girls in conflict is so sporadic—and what can be done to make a lasting difference once and for all in the media and in the lives of those affected around the world.

BBC “Impact” presenter Lucy Hockings was joined by three journalists: our director, Lauren Wolfe, from New York, and in the London studio, Maria Elena Navas from the BBC Mundo service and Kassim Kayira from the BBC Africa Hub.