Victoria talks with Sindy Zemura-Woodward, who works with the Southern Africa Embrace Foundation, about the intersection between international development, security and women’s rights.
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The Threat From Within: Dadaab Refugee Camp
Victoria investigates the rhetoric surrounding the threatened closure of Dadaab Refugee Camp in Kenya, alongside an interview with LWF Livelihood Officer, Hilda, who currently works in Kakuma, Kenya.
WARNING: This Post Should Make You Uncomfortable
UN Peacekeepers have once again been accused of sexual assault while deployed. Unfortunately, as women, we know our value in a male-dominated world, even at our most vulnerable.
Hotel Canada: You Can’t Check-Out Anytime You Like, But You Can Definitely Leave
Victoria looks at the ramifications from Bill C-24 and the recent changes to the Citizenship Act in Canada. Is a guarantee of “loyalty” important for citizenship?
“Little Ladies Shouldn’t Play With Swords”
Victoria looks at the reality in the fantasy world of Game of Thrones. Women in both the show and reality, are often used as pawns in war and conflict.
Will They Stay or Will They Go? The Coming Expatriate Exodus
Victoria examines the possible expatriate exodus from the Gulf region in the Middle East due to increasing security threats and economic instability.
“Three Leafs” for the Woman In Blue: Lieutenant-General Christine Whitecross
Lieutenant-General Christine Whitecross becomes the first “three leaf” general in the Canadian Armed Forces. This appointment comes alongside the uncovered reports of sexual misconduct in the CF.
I’m a Steamroller Baby, and I Wear Camo Too
Victoria examines the role of women in the military through an interactive presentation. Take a virtual stroll through several countries and learn about the women who are shattering stereotypes.