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.
Author: Megane Visette
UNCSW61 & North Korean Refugee Women: A Conversation with Betsy Kawamura (Part I)
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 Read More…
In Conversation with Jieun Baek (Part II) : an Inspiring Female Researcher
Read Part I here, in which I ask Jieun about her research about information access in and out of North Korea. Part II: About JiEun’s Career Can you tell me a bit more about your position at Google headquarters and your work on information access projects for North Korean defectors? I was in Read More…
In Conversation with Jieun Baek (Part I): Information Revolution in North Korea
Do Information leaks really change something in North Korea? In part 1 of this two-part interview, Mégane Visette interviews Jieun Baek about her research and experience in and out of North Korea.
Infographic: Afghan Women 2016 Facts, roadmap to our movie-night
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.
Extraction des ressources naturelles et violence contre les femmes autochtones: Ô Canada
Quel lien existe-t-il entre l’extraction des ressources naturelles et la sécurité des femmes autochtones au Canada? Mégane Visette examine comment nos politiques de développement économique affecte les relations de genre autochtones et non-autochtones et offre des recommandations pour éradiquer la violence genrée.
Ensuring Women’s safety, what happened to the HeforShe campaign?
For this #16days special edition of the Editor’s Forum, we asked our editors to discuss the inclusion of men and women in ensuring women’s safety.
Are we voting for democracy?
In this Editor’s Forum, we asked our editors their view on voting: In light of the American elections, its resulting outcry, and its 49% silent, is the vote the best representation of democracy today? Why so?
Interview with Magdalena Surma: NAOC, YATA & Professional advice
Tune in, as Megane Visette interviews Magdalena Surma, editor of Global Horizons at NAOC & Secretary General of YATA, about her experience as a young woman in the field of security and her professional advice.
Interview with Meaghan Shoemaker (Part II): gender in security & graduate studies
In part II of this interview, Meaghan Shoemaker talks about gender in security and her experience in graduate studies and advocacy.