Security-related fields across the international community continue to perpetrate gendered ideals which prohibit women from contributing, specifically in counterterrorism. The existing gender bias associates women in security with roles of peacekeeping, while inherently placing them on the periphery in the counterterrorism sector. In 2014, the United Nations Secretary General announced that members should “consider the Read More…
Tag: women’s empowerment
The Case for Girls’ Education
Marissa Young makes the case for improving girls’ education in conflict zones.
University of Toronto Women in House: Empowering Young Women on the Hill
In an interview with Tina Park, co-founder of Women in the House, Sophie Barnett explores how the program has excelled in promoting gender equality women’s empowerment within Canadian politics.
The G7 and Gender Equality: Ise-Shima Edition
Sophie Barnett discusses G7 leaders’ performance on gender equality at the recent Ise-Shima Summit in Japan