Daily Archives: April 5, 2017

Reproductive Rights and Foreign Aid In the Era of Trump

In the days following the Women’s March on Washing, President Trump signed an executive order placing limitations and regulations on international organizations that perform or provide information on abortion, or provide counselling or referral services. The executive order was not a new piece of legislation but rather the reinstatement of the decades-old […]

Mali’s National Dialogue Conference Recommends Dialogue With Jihadi Leaders

The National Dialogue Conference of Mali which ended April 2nd, 2017 recommends open dialogue as the only way forward for a sustainable and united Mali. The conference advised President of the Republic, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, on the importance of open and sincere dialogue with armed groups including prominent Jihadi leaders […]

Fading Out: The Right To Be Forgotten Under International Law

The right to be forgotten, or the right of erasure, is a recently-posited right that only makes sense contextualized by modern advances in digital technology and telecommunications. Generally, it refers to the ability of an individual to autonomously decide to expunge personal data or information from the internet such that […]

Inuit Food Insecurity: “True North Strong And Expensive”

INTRODUCTION Food security is a serious concern in Inuit communities in Canada. According to Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK), the national Inuit organization, food insecurity is at crisis levels in all four Inuit regions of Canada: Nunatsiavut (Labrador), Nunavik (Northern Quebec), Nunavut and the Inuvialuit Settlement Region of the North West […]

North Carolina’s “Bathroom Law” Repealed

On Thursday, March 30, North Carolina’s state government passed a repeal of HB2, better known as the “bathroom law.” This law severely limited protections for LGBT individuals and earned its tagline as the bathroom law by specifying that transgender individuals could not use the bathroom of their gender rather than their […]