Isha Tembe

About Isha Tembe

Isha has a bachelor's degree in International Studies and is currently completing her master's in National Security Policy at the ANU. She has a strong interest in post-conflict societies, reconciliation and Colonial history.

Women Are The Key To Unlocking Peace 2

The adoption of UN Security Resolution 1325 was supposed to be a turning point for women as it affirmed that women hold a unique experience during and after times of conflict. The resolution called for the strengthening of women’s and girls’ protection from conflict-related sexual violence and women’s equal participation […]

Correcting The Original Sin: Congress Debates Reparations For Slave Descendants

After almost a decade, lawmakers in Congress have reapproached the topic of America’s  enslavement of 4 million Africans and their descendants. The Congressional hearing was held on the June 19th, or ‘Juneteenth’, a day which commemorates the Union Troops landing in Galveston, Texas in 1865 as they declared freedom for […]