Katrina Hope

About Katrina Hope

Katrina graduated from the University of Canterbury with both a Bachelor of Laws and a Master of Laws in International Law and Politics with First Class Honours. She currently works as a lawyer for a not-fot-profit organisation. She holds a particular interest in migrant rights, women's rights, and access to justice and education.

Human Rights Pushed Aside In Trump-Kim Summit

In the aftermath of the Trump-Kim summit, which resulted in a signed declaration between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un, Trump announced that the people in Kim’s prison camps were the “great winners.” However, this announcement seems ironic as amid the promises of denuclearization, security […]

Recent Militant Attacks On Girl School Reflect Pakistan’s Continual Failure to Protect Children’s Education

Last week, an all-girls school was targeted by an explosive device in Hassokhel, North Waziristan in Northwest Pakistan by militants. Thankfully, no children or teachers were injured in the attack, although a boundary wall was damaged, making the building a health risk. Three days before this attack, another girls school […]

The Impact Of Systematic Racism On African-American Infant And Maternal Mortality: An Ignored Health Crisis

The Crisis In the United States (US), African-American women and infants are currently suffering from a major health crisis that continues to be ignored by the government. This crisis is the black-white divide that exists in both infant and maternal mortality. A comparison of most statistics displays just how disturbing […]

U.S-North Korea Talks May Signal Hope For Denuclearization And Peace

It has been confirmed by both the US and North Korea that Kim Jong Un is willing to meet and talk with US President Donald Trump about North Korea’s willingness to denuclearize. US officials claim that North Korea has already communicated with South Korea that it is prepared to address […]