New Zealand was the first country in the world to pass national nuclear-free legislation. Marilyn Waring reflects on how Dr. Helen Caldicott’s influence culminated in the passage of the cornerstone of New Zealand’s foreign policy.
Global Slavery Index sets out to determine slavery prevalence in every country
and to assess the quality of government responses. What lies behind apparent complicity of silence that surrounds the Index? Part
two. Part one.
Global Slavery Index seeks to mobilize action against human exploitation by
quantifying the scale of the problem and the quality of current responses. How
well has this been done? Part one. Part two.
interviews for the job of the next UN Secretary-General are continuing in New
York. Female candidates are speaking of leadership, while male candidates speak
more of administration and management.
A novel migration and refugee
accommodation project in Athens organised by refugee, student, and solidarity
activists is offering crucial assistance where governments and
international agencies are not.
A response to testimony from an
unaccompanied minor whose long journey culminated in a perilous boat journey, the
author discusses Europe’s failure to address the rights of those it renders
abandonment lies at the intersect of immigration and patriarchal control,
allowing abusers and states to enjoy impunity for violations committed against
women in transnational spaces.
Rojava is a fast moving, dynamic place
where things change by the minute. What are the material conditions which
support this woman-centred revolution ? Part 5 of 50.50's series Witnessing the revolution in Rojava, northern Syria.
distinction between a refugee and other irregular migrants coming from the
Gambia is hard to maintain in a country where a lack of democracy is
accompanied by failures of economic and
Perpetrators of sexual
violence escape justice, while their victims are trapped between exhortations
by women's advocacy groups not to ‘suffer quietly' and the social
stigma attached to sexual violence.