The world’s fastest growing refugee crisis is now in South Sudan. The United Nations Refugee agency announced on March 17th, 2017 the alarming number of civilians fleeing their homes; some 1.6 million people have fled or been displaced to neighbouring countries in the last 8 months following another wave of […]
An army is thriving in Jamaica, but not one whose fight is violent. Rather, the battle faced by the soldiers of the Tambourine Army is one of attaining justice and empowerment for victims of sexual abuse. Last weekend, hundreds of Jamaicans took to the streets to unite in a Survivor […]
Following an attempted military coup against the administration of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in July 2016, the Turkish leader is attempting to avoid future threats to his power by proposing changes that would transform the country’s parliamentary government to an executive presidency. There’s nothing inherently wrong with such a […]
Why is the African continent, specifically Somalia, undergoing another famine? What can organizations such as NGOs, the UN and others do to help with this crisis?
The intensifying military confrontation between the West and the Arab world has spread instability and fear throughout the international community. There has been a controversial debate on whether the conflicts in the Middle East and Afghanistan are the result of a natural collision between cultures and values or the consequences […]
Intersectional Identities and the Experience of Displacement Natural disaster and conflict often demonstrates the acute vulnerability of certain groups. Humanitarian and international organizations, such as the Red Cross and the United Nations High Commission for Refugees, play a vital role in protecting and providing for those affected, including displaced peoples. […]
On Monday, March 6, thousands of teachers in Argentina hit the streets of Buenos Aires in protest, demanding better working conditions and salary increases. The strike lasted 24-hours, delaying the beginning of Argentina’s academic year. Demonstrators held banners of the national flag. Specifically, the teachers were calling for a 35% […]