In 2012, Dr. Denis Mukwege delivered a poignant speech in front of the United Nations, criticising the administration of the Democratic Republic of the Congo,…View More Helper and Witness: The 2018 Nobel Peace Prize Winners
Here’s a thought; There is almost an undoubtedle chancethat something you have used today is madefrom the hands of modern-day slaves. Commonly used materials such…View More Who Picked Your Cotton?
The days of slavery are still far from over. Action groups fighting human trafficking often use the term modern-day slavery to when describing the grave…View More The Unbreakable Cycle: Nigerian women forced into prostitution
Leo Jangjava looks into Eastern European states and their attempts to abide by the Copenhagen Criteria.View More How well do Eastern European states uphold the normative values of the Copenhagen Criteria?
Approximately one year ago, a young academic named Jamie Furniss was abruptly fired from a new researching job after just four months. After numerous attempts…View More The Colonial Undertones of French Scientific Research Abroad
In July of 2018, the death of Deeqa Dahir Nuur after undergoing female genital mutilation launched a landmark investigation that many hoped would bring an…View More Somalia faces criticism over FGM policies after two girls die from the procedure
If you are not a Catholic, then it is easy to underestimate the political power the Pope still wields. He is the spiritual leader of…View More The Myth of the Liberal Pope
Author’s Note: In this article, I will refer to Kosovo as a state, although with recognition that this is a contested term. Kosovo, the…View More Kosovo’s Rocky Road to Reconstruction – and the International Community’s Responsibility
2016 was thought to be a year that shook the world. Actors and actresses and musicians passed away, shootings and police stories of violence were…View More The Globalisation of #MeToo
In a ceremony complete with trumpets, dancing, and a speech delivered by Haitian President Jovenel Moise, the blue flag of the United Nations, which has…View More Success Amid Scandal: The United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti
Working on the latest article discussing China’s bystander position in the refugee crisis in Europe, I began to be curious about whether China has ever…View More Refugees in China: Who are they and how do they live? (A Continuation of the article on China’s bystander position in the refugee crises)
In June 2018, Saudi Arabia will shed a distinction that it shares only with the Islamic State when it overturns a ban on women operating…View More Women take the Wheel: Social Revolution or Political Calculation?