As part of NAOC’s contribution to the 16 Days Campaign Against Gender-Based Violence, 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.
Tag: sexual violence
NAOC’s 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence
From November 25th to December 10th, the NAOC will be proudly participating in the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign. This year, the focus is on ending gender-based violence in the workplace. In this interview series, Julia Schaumer has sat down with several high-profile Canadian women who share their opinions on how to implement best practices in the workplace.
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.
Do ask, do tell: LGBTQ inclusion and sexualized culture in the army (Part 2)
LGBTQ inclusion in the army, are we there yet? In the part 2 of this series, Mégane Visette discusses the findings and measures of the Deschamps’s report on sexual assault in the military, and the potential of gender awareness courses in the military.
UN Peacekeepers: Are the Protectors a Threat to Women and Children? (Part I)
Seema Kawar examines how some UN peacekeepers pose as a threat to women and children in areas where they are deployed.
At the Helm: The Case for More Female UN Peacekeepers, Part Two
In this series, Nancy Kanwal addresses the lack of female participation in UN Peacekeeping and answers the question: Why do we need more women?