First Nations women are at a greater risk of being victimized by a current or former partner than women from other communities. Why is that?
Part 2: Addressing Sexual and Gender Based Violence in Humanitarian Emergencies
SGBV occurs globally and is consistently underreported, but it is particularly rampant in societies rooted in gender inequality and traditional, patriarchal norms. In humanitarian emergencies, risks and vulnerabilities of all sorts are extremely high.
Part 1: Sexual and Gender-Based Violence – A Weapon of War in Complex Humanitarian Settings
Globally, sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) affects millions of men, women, girls, and boys in both physically and psychologically.
The Importance of Gender Transformative Programming within International Development Work
Achieving full gender equality both nationally and internationally has been extremely challenging for many nations around the world, and yet it is crucial to keep fighting.
Human trafficking in Canada: A continuous call to action
What has Canada been doing to fight human trafficking? In part 2 of this article series, Sabrina Natale discusses human trafficking in Canada, the overwhelming representation of Aboriginal and First Nation women in the industry and Canada’s National Action Plan in response to human trafficking.
Modern Day Slavery: Not for Sale
Human trafficking affects millions of victims worldwide and presents a serious threat to the safety, security, and human rights of all peoples. In Part 1 of this two-part series on human trafficking, Sabrina Natale provides an introductory analysis, and explores legal definitions.
Victory by any means necessary? Part II: Challenges and non-state actors
What are the challenges associated with upholding the rules of war in armed conflicts? Sabrina Natale analyzes Canada’s role in combatting illegal war tactics and upholding the rules of war, and what roles non-state actors play in addressing contemporary war crimes.
Victory by any means? Part 1: Rules of War & Humanitarian Law
In times of war and armed conflicts, what are the legal and ethical standards that must be upheld to ensure the dignity and human rights of all peoples? In Part 1 of this article, Sabrina Natale provides an analysis into the ICRC rules of war and International Humanitarian Law.
Justice for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls
Sabrina Natale discusses the implications of the National Inquiry in the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls for human security and Canada’s national security.
Implications of a Trump administration on Foreign Aid and International Development?
What effect will President-Elect Trump have on international aid efforts? Sabrina Natale discusses the potential changes to foreign development and aid policies.