Madeleine Rees: Human rights lawyer on her battle to combat violence against women

In an article published Saturday by The Independent, Peace is Loud speaker and Women's International League for Peace and Freedom Secretary-General Madeleine Rees discusses sexual violence, accountability, and what gives her the hope to keep going.

"Stopping rape in war is never going to be entirely possible but there are ways to create more accountability," she notes. "Despite some of the things I have seen and heard I still have faith in humanity. We are better than we are allowing ourselves to be."

Read the full interview here.