Jacqueline Hicks examines the Yazidi people’s fight for justice two years after ISIS began its systemic slaughter of the ethno-religious group in August 2014.
Yazidi Women and Sexual Violence as a Weapon of War
As part of #16days campaign against gender-based violence, Sha Lalapet delves into the plight of Yazidi women under ISIS and the sexual violence that was used against them as a weapon of war.
Federalist Iraq: The Only Future for Iraq and its Minorities
What is the future of Iraq after ISIS? Evon Sworesho discusses the different approaches Iraq can take and what the results of such approaches will be.
Einstein once asked Freud, “Why war?” Freud replied, “Because man is what he is.”
Victoria asks the questions: Why is sexualized violence so prevalent in modern and historical conflict? Is ISIS’ utilization of sexual violence and slavery the exception or the rule in war?
“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.