Gina Haspel was confirmed as the 7th Director of the CIA on May 17th. In his latest article, McCartney Lee discusses Haspel’s history with the agency’s Detention and Interrogation program, and whether or not institutionalized torture is an effective method of gathering information.
On May 24, 2018, Canada celebrated the 100th anniversary of a minority of women’s right to vote in federal elections. As we reflect on this important milestone and the many trailblazing women on whose shoulders we continue to stand, we must also acknowledge the long road ahead to truly dismantle the barriers to equal access to democratic institutions at the national and international level.
Ideology A peculiar thing about those that choose a life of extremism, is that despite all their flair for violence, they are extraordinarily ordinary. They are people, just like us, and they have a deeply articulated cause that they think is worthy of death. Amarnath Amarsingam wonders why we’re asking the wrong questions when it […]
“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.