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Sexual Violence during War and Peace

Dr. Jelke Boesten, Kings College (London) (faculty profile and books)

http://www.palgrave.com/page/detail/sexual-violence-during-war-and-peace-jelke-boesten/?K=9781137383440

The idea that rape is widely used as a weapon of war has taken root in international institutions, influencing how post-conflict justice and transitional justice are perceived and pursued. 97 more words

Book

A Beacon for Hope: Canadian Human Rights Museum

On Saturday, September 27th I had my first of what will be many visits to the long-awaited opening to the public of the Canadian National Human Rights Museum. 478 more words

My Writings

Domestic Violence - Stats don't lie

So , few days ago I was trying to learn a new computer language. Not voluntarily though, office work it was !

The language R is used for statistical and data analysis. 446 more words

Pacific Islanders against seabed mining

Daniel Namosuaia | Solomon Star

PACIFIC Indigenous peoples have voiced their united stand against any proposed seabed mining.

Solomon Islands Dr Samson Viulu who spoke on behalf of the pacific indigenous peoples made it clear before world leaders during the UN General Assembly in New York. 257 more words

Environmental Impact

Two Radical Voices: Mahmoud Abbas and Hassan Rouhani

We’re talking Radicals, Reformers, and Revivalists, three different ideologies that characterize Muslim activists.  To borrow from Joel Rosenberg’s Inside the Revolution, let’s describe them this way: 608 more words

Current Events

Barack and Michelle both bash U.S. in U.N. speeches

In typical fashion, the president proceeded to bash the United States in his address to the United Nations on Wednesday. He wasted no time in bringing up the problem with our borders, never mentioning he was the one creating the invasion. 500 more words

Government