“Even though Tunisia has enjoyed the most progressive laws on women’s right in the MENA, the society is still ruled by patriarchal values” Sahar explores the challenges of the Tunisian constitutional reforms.
“According to the United Nations (UN), 40% of all child soldiers are girls.” Ambika Varma explores female child soldiers and their impact during wartime.
SGBV occurs globally and is consistently underreported, but it is particularly rampant in societies rooted in gender inequality and traditional, patriarchal norms. In humanitarian emergencies, risks and vulnerabilities of all sorts are extremely high.
Globally, sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) affects millions of men, women, girls, and boys in both physically and psychologically.
The Honourable Kirsty Duncan is Canada’s Minister of Science. Learn more about her in our interview series.
Sana Afouaiz is the Founder of Womenpreneur, an initiative that empowers female entrepreneurs in the Middle East and North Africa. Learn more about her during the NATO Association of Canada’s 16 Days Against Gender-Based Violence.