Call For Thematic Streams ASAUK 2018

ASAUK 2018 Event

Call for Thematic Streams  The next ASAUK conference will be held on 11-13 September 2018 at the University of Birmingham. Stream organisers are responsible for organising at least two thematically linked panels, with a panel normally consisting of a minimum of three paper presenters and one chair. They are also expected to respond to proposals … Read moreCall For Thematic Streams ASAUK 2018

York researchers participate in national consultations on women, peace and security

researchers

Three researchers from York University travelled to Ottawa to participate in national consultations aimed at guiding the development of Canada’s next National Action Plan (NAP) on Women, Peace and Security. The consultations, which took place April 20 and 21, brought together approximately 90 key stakeholders from the government, military and police, civil society and the … Read moreYork researchers participate in national consultations on women, peace and security

Gender and peacebuilding: Trudeau can do more to support gender rights in Africa

By Dr. Annie Bunting With the Canadian government about to confirm the deployment of peacekeepers to Africa (likely to Mali), and Prime Minister Trudeau’s recent visit to Liberia and address to the Francophonie on the centrality of the rights of women and girls, it is important to reflect critically on both these agendas in tandem. … Read moreGender and peacebuilding: Trudeau can do more to support gender rights in Africa

International meeting focuses on justice for victims of forced marriage

Prof Annie Bunting

Forced “marriage” and sexual slavery in war lead to a variety of devastating but different outcomes for their victims. For this reason, many victims require reparations tailored to their specific needs and those of their children, according to an international group of researchers and activists meeting at York University next week. The Conjugal Slavery in … Read moreInternational meeting focuses on justice for victims of forced marriage