Heidi Warde


About Heidi Warde

My name is Heidi and I am originally from Rockport, Massachusetts. I am currently a junior at the University of San Francisco, majoring in politics with a concentration in transformations, and minoring in cultural anthropology, as well as English literature. I am particularly interested in international political violence against women in the context of the gendered dynamics of war, and in writing about these issues!

U.S. Embassy In Honduras Set Ablaze During National Protests

Protestors in Honduras have reportedly set portions of the U.S. Embassy property on fire during recent national demonstrations. The fire was seen only outside of Honduran capital, Tegucigalpa, as a result of continuing, and perhaps escalating, demonstrations led primarily by teachers and doctors, according to reports from the Stamford Advocate. […]


More Than 270 Indonesian Election Staff Die From Overwork

According to the Indonesian Election Commission, two hundred seventy election volunteers have died from fatigue and over-work related illnesses just days after national election polls closed. Indonesia held the world’s largest single-day election on April 17, and the deaths were reported to occur as a result of continuous hours of […]


Pakistan’s Aurat Marches Spark Gendered National Controversy

Marches held in the name of International Women’s Day, March 8, across numerous cities in Pakistan this year ignited intense controversy, specifically surrounding the nature of many march-goers’ signs. Although the slogans displayed on the signs in question challenged the existing religious, economic, and gender norms in Pakistan, the lines […]


New Orleans Mayor Set To Apologize For 1891 Lynching Of Italian-Americans

New Orleans Latoya Cantrell will issue a formal apology on the city’s behalf on April 12th for the unprosecuted lynching of eleven Italian-Americans in 1891, in what is believed to have been the largest recorded lynching in United States history at the city’s American Italian Cultural Center, according to the […]