Tag Archives: United Nations

JFK’s Embrace of Third World Nationalists | Consortiumnews

The man Kennedy chose to be his ambassador to Congo was Edmund Gullion, who was the one who had altered Kennedy’s consciousness about Third World nationalism. There are some writers who would maintain that perhaps no other person had as much influence on the evolution of Kennedy’s foreign policy thinking as did Gullion. Yet, Gullion’s […]

Canadas rejection of inquiry into violence against Aboriginal women is a national disgrace | rabble.ca

In 2009, the United Nations Human Rights Council UNHRC in Geneva conducted a Universal Period Review of Canadas rights record and concluded its need to address the concerns of indigenous populations — particularly, Aboriginal women.During that year, fifty submissions slammed Canada on topics from labour rights to foreign policy and highlighted the country in the […]

domestic violence | The Feminist Wire

And in South Africa, Uganda, and other parts of Africa in HIV/AIDS crisis, men still troll the country looking for virgins to rape, convinced this will cure them of the disease. And in Mexico and too many other parts of the world, the patriarchy is so controlling that female subservience and wife beating is considered normal and right; it is considered […]