Women in Libya are at an important crossroads. They have emerged from the repressive Gaddafi era with renewed representation in the Libyan political sphere. There is no guarantee, however, that gains made since the NATO intervention in 2011 will endure.
Avery Bruenjes on human trafficking in the Philippines and the challenges facing the Visayan Forum Foundation.
On Wednesday, November 21, 2012 the NATO Council of Canada proudly hosted its first roundtable on gender relations in the Canadian Forces and the initiatives of our military institutions to integrate women into its domestic and international defence policies.
Canada’s dedication to human rights has been a symbol of pride for many Canadians. Yet on a national front, noble efforts have greatly masked Canada’s poor commitment to protecting the basic rights of its own First Nations peoples.
Please join us from 6:00-8:30pm on the evening of November 21st at Hazelton Place for a discussion on Canada’s initiatives to integrate women into its domestic and international defence policies. This conference will explore the barriers female combatants face both in their employment in Canada and their operational deployment in Afghanistan. Furthermore, it will consider […]
Part II of the “Try it Before You Buy it” analysis highlights the pervasiveness of sexual abuse within the Australian Defence Force. The myriad of sexual assault within the institution reveals the embedded culture of sexism and discrimination.
The Australian Defence Force’s implementation of a temporary recruitment policy targeting women raises important questions about the long-term adjustments needed to improve the treatment of female members.