The recent confession of a Cyprian army officer murdering five migrant women and two children reopened the dialogue of migrant domestic workers’ (MDW) invisible fight against exploitation and human rights violations. Many juxtapose the MDW industry to modern day slavery. Common mistreatment MDW face include: inadequate or withheld wages, unregulated work hours, confiscation of personal identification, forced labour, physical/verbal abuse, and sexual harassment.
In this article Antalya Popatia sheds light on Veronica Foster and Marion Alice Orr two Canadian women that contributed to WW2.
Every year, from November 25th to December 10th, the NATO Association of Canada is proud to participate in the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign. This campaign highlights the need to address the violence that women face at all levels and in all arenas. This year, the focus is on ending gender-based violence […]
As part of NAOC’s contribution to the 16 Days Campaign Against Gender-Based Violence, Julia Schaumer has sat down with several high-profile Canadian women who share their opinions on how to implement best practices in the workplace as well their views on women in leadership positions.
Military culture across the world has gone through significant shifts. The male-dominated institution has made important strives in the last 20 years with regards to gender equality. In Canada, women have been participating in Canada’s military history for the last 100 years, but it was not until the year 2000 that all restrictions were lifted, […]
“According to the United Nations (UN), 40% of all child soldiers are girls.” Ambika Varma explores female child soldiers and their impact during wartime.
First Nations women are at a greater risk of being victimized by a current or former partner than women from other communities. Why is that?