Mégane Visette Women in Security

UNCSW61 & North Korean Refugee Women: A Conversation with Betsy Kawamura (Part I)

I had the pleasure to speak with Betsy Kawamura, founder of Women4NonViolence in Peace + Conflict Zones – a platform to gather and support survivors of sexual violence in East Asia – and co-founder of the Working Group for North Korean Women at the North Korea Freedom Coalition. The group’s goal is to mainstream the Read More…

Mégane Visette Women in Security

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.

Stephanie Oldfield Women in Security

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.

Stephanie Oldfield Women in Security

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.