Sophie Barnett reviews Justice Abella’s successes to examine how she became the woman of firsts.
Author: Sophie Barnett
Saudi Women Get Behind the Wheel
How are Saudi women pushing for the right to drive? Sophie Barnett discusses recent trends in the status of Saudi Arabia’s women.
The First Female Combat General of Canada and the World
Sophie Barnett discusses Bridagier-General Jennie Carignan’s accomplishment as the highest-ranked woman in Combat Arms and leader in military gender integration
University of Toronto Women in House: Empowering Young Women on the Hill
In an interview with Tina Park, co-founder of Women in the House, Sophie Barnett explores how the program has excelled in promoting gender equality women’s empowerment within Canadian politics.
Islamic Republic of Iran v. United States of America
Sophie Barnett discusses Iran’s recent institution of proceedings against the US at the ICJ.
China’s W20 Leadership
How has the W20 conference addressed China’s gender concerns? Sophie Barnett discusses the Chinese government’s commitments to promoting gender equality.
Brexit and the Future of Britain’s Women
Sophie Barnett discusses the implications for the status of women following Britain’s decision to leave the EU.
Israel-Turkey Relations: Return to Normalcy?
Will the thawing tensions between Israel and Turkey produce strong diplomatic ties? Sophie Barnett discusses how the recent agreement between the two states could transform Israel’s role within NATO.
High Politics and Mulroney’s High Warning: Canada, NATO, and the Eastern European Mission
Sophie Barnett discusses former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney’s speech at the NATO Association of Canada’s Gala on Monday June 20 and its contributions to the larger debate surrounding Canada and NATO’s Eastern European mission.
NCGP: Accountability and Information Sharing Key to Gender Equality
Sophie Barnett discusses key trends in the NATO Committee on Gender Perspective’s Annual Conferences and their implications for achieving gender equality in security operations.