Maureen Handrahan discusses the various strategies that exist to increase women’s participation in the Canadian political arena.
In the past year there has been an influx of reports on a supposed “rape culture” within the United States military. Female soldiers have come forward in large numbers alleging that they experienced sexual harassment, assault, and even repeated rape at the hands of their male colleagues and superiors.
Avery Bruenjes on human trafficking in the Philippines and the challenges facing the Visayan Forum Foundation.
At the age of only 15, Malala Yousafzai has become known to the world as a symbol of perseverance and undefeated courage. But Malala’s efforts have made her the latest victim in a violent reprisal by Taliban militants who shot the young girl.
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 […]