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 the context of our 16days movie-night and discussion at NAOC on December 8 2016, Mégane Visette highlights important facts about Afghan women through this handy infographic.
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 […]