“According to the United Nations (UN), 40% of all child soldiers are girls.” Ambika Varma explores female child soldiers and their impact during wartime.
2018 will be a year of serious changes, both in policy and the people who create it.
Overall, this year has been difficult. The politics at large have been frightening and there has been a certain desperation in the air. But the good parts cannot be ignored.
Yemen is currently facing one of the world’s most gruelling humanitarian crises. The situation is dire and the need for a long-term political solution has reached a point past desperation.
The Honourable Maryam Monsef is Canada’s Minister for the Status of Women. Learn more about her in our interview series.
The Honourable Kirsty Duncan is Canada’s Minister of Science. Learn more about her in our interview series.
Sana Afouaiz is the Founder of Womenpreneur, an initiative that empowers female entrepreneurs in the Middle East and North Africa. Learn more about her during the NATO Association of Canada’s 16 Days Against Gender-Based Violence.
Dr. Ahmad teaches international security at the University of Toronto and is the Director of the Islam and Global Affairs Initiative. Learn more about her during the NATO Association of Canada’s 16 Days Against Gender-Based Violence.
The Honourable Catherine McKenna is Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change. Learn more about her during the NATO Association’s 16 Days Against Gender-Based Violence.
The NATO Association of Canada is proud to be a part of the ‘16 Days Against Gender Based Violence’ Campaign. For the campaign, the NATO Association of Canada has compiled an interview series with women doing great work in Canada to showcase why it is important to fight against gender-based violence.