Nancy Kanwal will be entering the final year of her undergraduate studies at McGill University, where she is studying Political Science and Anthropology. Currently, Nancy is an intern at the McGill Humanitarian Studies Initiative, analyst at the G8 Research Group and the McGill Division of the Canadian Centre for the Responsibility to Protect. On campus, she is an active member of McGill for UN Women National Committee Canada and editor for the McGill International Review (Online). Through her studies and experiences, she became interested in legal pluralism and norm integration during transitional justice processes. Nancy hopes to reconcile her interests in Socio-cultural Anthropology and International affairs by pursuing a career in international humanitarian law and post-conflict reconstruction.
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A Human Rights Approach to Economic Equality: Part Two

Nancy Kanwal discusses strengths and limitations of recommendations outlined in the UN Women’s Progress of the World’s Women 2015-2016.

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A Human Rights Approach to Economic Equality: Part One

Examination of the most recent UN Women report, “Progress of the World’s Women 2015-2016” and the work that still remains to realize gender equality.

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The National Action Plan for the Women of Afghanistan: Implementation of the Security Pillar Eight Years Later

With only a few years left until the end of the National Action Plan for the Women of Afghanistan’s implementation period, Nancy Kanwal explores how much progress the government of Afghanistan made to include more women in national and international decision making processes.