Canada continues to promote gender equality abroad. However, is it doing its fair share at home? Jenny Yang discusses Canada’s reflective look on gender equality.
#16days at NAOC, our stance against gender-based violence. #16jours à NAOC, notre position contre la violence genrée
In this Editor’s Forum, we asked our editors’ view on the UNSCR1325 progress towards gender justice in security. In light of the 16th Anniversary of the implementation of UNSCR1325, are we actually progressing towards gender justice in security? How are you encountering gender as a concept in your respective programs?
In this article, Jenny Yang analyzes Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) newly-launched scorecard to measure implementation of the Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) Agenda by the Permanent members of the UN Security Council (P5).
Somewhere over the rainbow? LGBTQ police officers are a notoriously under-researched demographic, especially in Canada. Grace Lee discusses how Canadian policing is including LGBTQ officers today.
Earlier this month, defence ministers from 80 countries gathered in London for the UN Peacekeeping Defence Ministerial. Topics on the agenda included: inclusion of more women in military and police contingents of peacekeeping operations, a zero tolerance policy on sexual exploitation and abuse by peacekeepers, and building rapid-deployment capabilities for contingents. Unfortunately, of the 80 […]
We came a long way to include LGBTQs in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), how did we get there and are we there yet? In the first part of this article about LGBTQ inclusion in the army, Mégane Visette analyzes the development of a more gender inclusive military culture in Canada and the US.