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.
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.
Maria Baginska examines the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 and questions the international community’s commitment to women’s involvement in security negotiations, as well as their overall rights.
Nancy Kanwal discusses strengths and limitations of recommendations outlined in the UN Women’s Progress of the World’s Women 2015-2016.
Seema Kawar sheds light on the discrimination against female legal guardians in Jordan.
Part Two of a series examining women’s role in countering violent extremism (CVE). This article discusses the need to focus on individuality in CVE programs particularly in regards to women, as well as integrating the interests of women’s groups in CVE efforts.
Part One of a two part series, Victoria examines the role of women in countering violent extremism (CVE) as well as the dialogue generated by CVE think-tanks and international organizations regarding this issue.
Examination of the most recent UN Women report, “Progress of the World’s Women 2015-2016” and the work that still remains to realize gender equality.
Canada in the World: Youth Dialogue on Women, Peace and Security Published May 2015 The Atlantic Council of Canada is proud to present its first publication focused on Women, Peace and Security: Canada in the World: Youth Dialogue on Women, Peace and Security. The publication is a joint-effort by ACC members, Junior Research Fellows and external contributors. It was Read More…
Victoria examines the new realities for the right to drive campaigns in Saudi Arabia, including the possible opportunities and roadblocks.