An external military intervention to establish these zones, even with the best intentions, is likely to make things worse; the international community should instead work on building consensus. A NOREF policy brief.
is central to the security and future of the Middle East, but conditions
for a resolution of the Syrian conflict through a
political solution do not exist. An excerpt from a NOREF expert analysis.
advocates recognize the links between the crisis of statelessness and the lack
of reproductive justice for women, and argue that control over their own fertility
and legal status is paramount.
Unless the Syrian refugee emergency is treated as a truly global responsibility, we cannot expect hard-pressed countries in the region to maintain the generosity they have demonstrated since the crisis erupted.
Women from Colombia, Syria, Nicaragua and Iraq are implementing multi-layered prevention strategies in their communities against rape being used as a weapon of war, offering immediate protection and countering stigma.
Until now, the struggle between autocrats and revolutionaries has been confined within national boundaries. But as the trend shifts towards a pooling of autocratic regimes’ resources, any future confrontation must be regional.
Islamic State project is finding some consensus in countries where political
deadlock reduces our social lives to a primordial level. Social and economic
frustration stays at an all-time high level, even in a country like Tunisia.