Seema Kawar explores the legal challenges faced by women fleeing domestic violence making refugee claims in Canada.
Author: Seema Kawar
Making the Journey: Female Migrants Facing Violence on Their Way to Europe
Seema Kawar explores the dangers faced by women and girl migrants and refugees along every step of their journey to Europe.
Attacking the Faithful: A Misplaced Vendetta against Muslim Women Following the Paris Attacks
Seema Kawar discusses recent attacks against Muslim women in Ontario in the wake of the Paris attacks and questions whether they are the target of a misplaced vendetta.
Women of the Palestinian Intifadas
Seema Kawar takes a look at the participation of women and girls in the past Palestinian Intifadas and the most recent uprising.
The New Face of Justice in Canada
A short profile on the new Justice Minister of Canada Jody Wilson-Raybould and the importance of her appointment to the issue of missing and murdered indigenous women.
Violence against Indigenous Women in Canada: Part II
Seema Kawar further explores the different aspects of violence against indigenous women in Canada as well as the responses of the local community and the Canadian Government.
UN Peacekeepers: Are the Protectors a Threat to Women and Children? (Part II)
Building on from her last article, Seema Kawar explores the issues of accountability and ways forward in more detail.
Violence against Indigenous Women in Canada: Part I
Seema Kawar touches on the facts and causes behind the epidemic of Indigenous women who have been murdered and have gone missing in Canada.
UN Peacekeepers: Are the Protectors a Threat to Women and Children? (Part I)
Seema Kawar examines how some UN peacekeepers pose as a threat to women and children in areas where they are deployed.
Female Leadership at the UN: Has the Time Come for a Women Secretary General?
Seema Kawar explores the importance of pushing to select a woman as the next Secretary General of the United Nations.