I had the pleasure to speak with Betsy Kawamura, founder of Women4NonViolence in Peace + Conflict Zones – a platform to gather and support survivors of sexual violence in East Asia – and co-founder of the Working Group for North Korean Women at the North Korea Freedom Coalition. The group’s goal is to mainstream the […]
In this articles, Sarah Haddjeri examines the way the feeling of fear has invaded public spaces in Europe and how it has contributed to ostracize Muslim women. Despite political resolutions to promote equal opportunities, Muslim women are excluded from most of debates and decisions about their body and appearance. Yet, they try to find alternatives to empower themselves.
In this article, Mary David-Decker explores a few of the different roles women are able to occupy when exposed to the violence and loss caused by the persistent presence of terrorist activities in their communities.
Read Part I here, in which I ask Jieun about her research about information access in and out of North Korea. Part II: About JiEun’s Career Can you tell me a bit more about your position at Google headquarters and your work on information access projects for North Korean defectors? I was in […]
Sabrina Natale discusses the implications of the National Inquiry in the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls for human security and Canada’s national security.
President Obama has commuted the 35-year sentence of transgender Wikileaks contributor Chelsea Manning. Human rights, national security, and Obama’s legacy are all at play in the decision.