Alexandra Zakreski comments on Australia’s forceful condemnation of sexual assault in the military and argues that the US must follow suit.
Emma Lecavalier on why Samantha Power’s nomination as United States Ambassador to the UN is important.
Maureen Handrahan discusses the various strategies that exist to increase women’s participation in the Canadian political arena.
In the past year there has been an influx of reports on a supposed “rape culture” within the United States military. Female soldiers have come forward in large numbers alleging that they experienced sexual harassment, assault, and even repeated rape at the hands of their male colleagues and superiors.
Avery Bruenjes on human trafficking in the Philippines and the challenges facing the Visayan Forum Foundation.
At the age of only 15, Malala Yousafzai has become known to the world as a symbol of perseverance and undefeated courage. But Malala’s efforts have made her the latest victim in a violent reprisal by Taliban militants who shot the young girl.