Daily Archives: February 29, 2020

Russia Receives S-350 Surface To Air Missiles Amidst Rearmament Effort

This week, Russia announced that it received over ten new S-350 Vityaz surface to air missiles. These missiles were delivered to the Leningrad region to conduct testing and training exercises with the military. The S-350’s are the newest iteration of the missile, which are designed to be fired from the […]

Australia’s Contribution Towards Peace Within Bougainville And Papua New Guinea

A joint supervisory body meeting between representatives of the government of Papua New Guinea (P.N.G.) and the Autonomous Bougainville Government (A.B.G.) will be held on 6th March to discuss the outcomes of an independence referendum that was held in Bougainville from 23rd November to 7th December last year. Those present […]

Systematic Sexism At Work In New U.K. Immigration Policy

The U.K.’s new immigration system, along with its strategy for managing consequential staff shortages, disproportionately impacts women as it undervalues caring roles and promotes male-dominated industries. The new policy states that people seeking a working visa must have a job offer with a salary of more than £25,600.  A lower […]

Grassroots The Key To Ending Female Genital Mutilation 1

Earlier this month on 6 February, the global humanitarian community celebrated International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). Officially established by the United Nations General Assembly, the day promotes awareness of the practice of FGM and lobbies for its total elimination. Aimed at ending FGM within a […]