Monthly Archive: August, 2010

UN resolution 1325 ten years on


Ten years after UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security was adopted by the UN Security Council, the issue of the role of women in war and conflict has achieved… Continue reading

“At the limit of what a person can bear”


New PhD-thesis from Norway: Most pregnant women whose foetus is proven to have a genetic abnormality choose to have an abortion, but reaching that decision is a painful, exhausting process for most of… Continue reading

The boundaries of desire


NEW PhD-thesis from Norway: Post-apartheid South Africa: A white professor is accused of sexually harassing a coloured student and loses his job. His daughter is gang raped by a group of black men.… Continue reading