Our interview with theatre director D. Jeremy Smith on how Driftwood Theatre’s production of Othello can teach audiences a history lesson about Canadian peacekeeping.
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 […]
Seema Kawar examines how some UN peacekeepers pose as a threat to women and children in areas where they are deployed.
Melanne Verveer, who served as U.S. Ambassador for Global Women’s Issues, remarked that clashes had occurred in 31 of the world’s 39 active conflicts after peace settlements. None of the 31 cases had women involved in the peace process.