Speliose Kangwera, a widow from the 1994 Rwandan genocide, uses thread and beads to make a lapel pin at the headquarters for the Association for Genocide Widows on in Kigali, Rwanda.
Blind Sudanese refugee Fathna Ibrahim, who lost her husband and was tortured by members of Janjaweed, sits with her daughter in a hut in the Goz Amir Refugee Camp in Chad.
Sara Jones pauses for thought as she looks at her husband?s name inscribed on the wall of Armed Forces Memorial at the National Arboretum in Alrewas, England.
Sabera (C) smokes heroin with her son Zaher, 14, and daughter Gulparai, 12, in Kabul, Afghanistan. Sabera has been smoking for four years since she lost her husband.
A note from the widow of a slain American soldier stands next to her husband's grave marker in 'Section 60' of the Arlington National Cemetery. Section 60 contains graves of US soldiers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.