How does limited access to feminine hygiene products affect women in developing countries? Catherine Gao makes the case that access to feminine hygiene products should always be included in aid.
Infographic: Afghan Women 2016 Facts, roadmap to our movie-night
In the context of our 16days movie-night and discussion at NAOC on December 8 2016, Mégane Visette highlights important facts about Afghan women through this handy infographic.
Extraction des ressources naturelles et violence contre les femmes autochtones: Ô Canada
Quel lien existe-t-il entre l’extraction des ressources naturelles et la sécurité des femmes autochtones au Canada? Mégane Visette examine comment nos politiques de développement économique affecte les relations de genre autochtones et non-autochtones et offre des recommandations pour éradiquer la violence genrée.
Ensuring Women’s safety, what happened to the HeforShe campaign?
For this #16days special edition of the Editor’s Forum, we asked our editors to discuss the inclusion of men and women in ensuring women’s safety.
Gender Equality in Rwanda: A one of a kind case
In her article for the #16 day challenge, Charlotte Le Vay explores the discrepancy between women’s social equality and women’s representation in the political sphere in Rwanda.
Gender Based Violence In Canada: A Case For Concern
Jemma Finnegan discusses what Canada is doing to address gender-based violence
Interview with Magdalena Surma: NAOC, YATA & Professional advice
Tune in, as Megane Visette interviews Magdalena Surma, editor of Global Horizons at NAOC & Secretary General of YATA, about her experience as a young woman in the field of security and her professional advice.
Feminist Foreign Policy – Progressive or Provocative?
Ida Männistö takes a closer look at Sweden’s new foreign policy model and the stigmatization of the word feminism.
Sexual violence and shame: How the symbolic marginalization of women infringes on their physical and social security (Part II)
What do societal behaviours tell us about the sustainance of structural violence against women? As second part of her 2 part series, Stephanie Oldfield discusses how women are subjected to human security constraints by shame.
Sexual Violence and Shame: How the symbolic marginalization of women infringes on their physical and social security (Part I )
How does sexual violence infringe on women’s physical and social security? In the first part of this series of 2 articles, Stephanie Oldfield explores how the culture of shame contributes to the impetus of rape and sexual assault.