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Women’s participation in sustainable food production

Food insecurity is a global issue, though it most prevalently affects women and their families in developing nations. Agriculture is one of the main methods of employment for these women, though pervasive gender inequality in many of these areas results in a lack of resources and opportunities for women working in agriculture. According to Cristina Read More…

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The Importance of Women’s Inclusion in Counterterrorism

Security-related fields across the international community continue to perpetrate gendered ideals which prohibit women from contributing, specifically in counterterrorism. The existing gender bias associates women in security with roles of peacekeeping, while inherently placing them on the periphery in the counterterrorism sector.  In 2014, the United Nations Secretary General announced that members should “consider the Read More…

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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.