In this article, Maya Gandhi examines the impact of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on Ukrainian women, from their military involvement to a regional rise in gender-based violence.
Tag: Gender based violence
Violence Against Women in Switzerland and Techniques to Empower Victims
This article analyzes the various conditions women face in Switzerland, and how the work of the Centre LAVI (Loi sur l’Aide aux Victimes d’Infraction) is instrumental in helping them. During a recent interview in Geneva, Muriel Golay’s, director of Centre LAVI, was generous enough to share her views of possible solutions within the framework of Read More…
16 Days Campaign: A/Commr. Shirley Cuillierrier
This week, the NAOC continues with its contribution to the 16 Days Campaign where Julia Schaumer has sat down with several high-profile Canadian women who share their opinions on how to implement best practices in the workplace as well their views on women in leadership positions.
Victims of Violence: Indigenous Women
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 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.
#16DaysOfActivism Interview Series: The Honourable Maryam Monsef
The Honourable Maryam Monsef is Canada’s Minister for the Status of Women. Learn more about her in our interview series.
#16DaysOfActivism Interview Series: The Honourable Kirsty Duncan
The Honourable Kirsty Duncan is Canada’s Minister of Science. Learn more about her in our interview series.
#16DaysOfActivism Interview Series: Dr. Aisha Ahmad
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 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.