[Article disponible en anglais seulement] STREAM: Slavery and Marriage in African Societies Stream organisers: Benedetta Rossi (University of Birmingham, UK) and Joel Quirk (University of Witwatersrand, South Africa). In what ways have slavery and marriage been intertwined in African societies? How should the nexus between marriage and slavery be theorized and researched? How have laws and conventions … Lire la suiteAppel à contributions ASAUK 2018
Version française non disponible On Wednesday 13th September, Refugee Law Project’s Director, Dr Chris Dolan, was privileged to participate in a panel convened and hosted by Amnesty International Kenya’s Nairobi office. The topic was « ‘Do Not Remain Silent’ A discussion about sexual violence in South Sudan and justice and reparations measures » and was live-streamed by Amnesty International. … Lire la suite‘Do Not Remain Silent’ A discussion about sexual violence in South Sudan and justice and reparations measures
Version française non disponible. By Onen David Ongwech, Programme Manager – Gender & Sexuality Published 10th July 2017 I recently found my commitment to tackling conflict-related sexual violence (CRSV) reinvigorated when I took an important trip to Bath College’s New Perspectives exhibition on June 20, 2017 to support a magnificent piece of art on display … Lire la suiteTackling Conflict-related Sexual Violence: How much are we tapping from young people’s creativity?
PAROLES DE FEMMES EN ACTION Propos recueillis par Gérald McKenzie Elles sont venues du Rwanda, de la République démocratique du Congo, de la Sierra Leone, du Liberia et de l’Ouganda. Avec leurs partenaires de l’Université York, à Toronto, ces activistes ont rencontré le public canadien en novembre dernier, notamment dans les majestueux locaux d’Amnistie internationale, à Ottawa. … Lire la suiteMariages forcés, esclavage conjugal et masculinités en temps de guerre
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. … Lire la suiteGender and peacebuilding: Trudeau can do more to support gender rights in Africa