Daily Archives: May 19, 2020

Why Is It Necessary To Have A Gender-Responsive Approach To Face COVID-19?

The emergency derived from COVID-19 is causing specific impacts on women and it is deepening existing gender inequalities. This health emergency is exacerbating structural gender issues, as well as the intersecting dimensions of structural discrimination such as race, class, age, sexual identities, disabilities, migrant status, pregnancy, among others worsening the […]

Terrorist Attack on the Hospital in Kabul Shattered Already Fragile ‘Peace Talks’ with Taliban

On May 12, gunmen disguised as police raided the maternity ward of a Doctors Without Borders medical clinic located in Kabul, Afghanistan. Officials announced that 24 people – including infants – were killed and more than 20 were injured in the attack. This attack was neither surprising nor new to […]

Who Will the Middle East Peace Plan Really Grant Peace?

France is reportedly urging European Union diplomats to threaten Israel with a tough response if the country goes ahead with plans to annex parts of the West Bank, EU diplomats told Reuters. In addition, they said other countries, including Belgium, Ireland and Luxembourg, also want to discuss inflicting punishment in […]