What has Canada been doing to fight human trafficking? In part 2 of this article series, Sabrina Natale discusses human trafficking in Canada, the overwhelming representation of Aboriginal and First Nation women in the industry and Canada’s National Action Plan in response to human trafficking.
Part 2 of this interview with Betsy Kawamura emphasizes the need for a NATO Gender Advisor for East Asia, the legal accountability of UNSCR1325/R2P (responsibility to protect), and Ms. Kawamura’s future projects for survivors and historical reconciliation in East Asia.
I had the pleasure to speak with Betsy Kawamura, founder of Women4NonViolence in Peace + Conflict Zones – a platform to gather and support survivors of sexual violence in East Asia – and co-founder of the Working Group for North Korean Women at the North Korea Freedom Coalition. The group’s goal is to mainstream the […]
Can we advance women’s rights while respecting culture and customs? In this article about gendered advocacy, Stephanie Oldfield discusses the disconnections between cultural norms and perceptions impeded on women’s bodies.
In part II of this interview, Meaghan Shoemaker talks about gender in security and her experience in graduate studies and advocacy.
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.
What do societal behaviours tell us about the sustainance of structural violence against women? As second part of her 2 part series, Stephanie Oldfield discusses how women are subjected to human security constraints by shame.