Visiting Archivist at Harriet Tubman Institute: Abu Koroma Abu Koroma is a visiting archivist from Sierra Leone. He has been working as a records officer and research assistant at the Sierra Leone Public Archives for the past 14 years. As well as being involved in various projects worldwide, He is part of a team of […]
“Gender and Peacebuilding: Trudeau can do more to support gender rights in Africa” With the Canadian government about to confirm the deployment of peacekeepers to Africa (likely to Mali), and Prime Minister Trudeau’s recent visit to Liberia and address to the Francophonie on the centrality of the rights of women and girls, it is important […]
The Conjugal Slavery in War Project, led by York University professor Annie Bunting, focuses on forced marriage in conflict situations in west and central African countries. From 14-16 November, 2016 representatives of community-based organizations in Liberia, Sierra Leone, Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda and Nigeria, will be at York to discuss how interviews […]
Women-lead groups in the African Great Lakes region are demanding more active and integral roles in the ongoing peace processes. Activist Julienne Lusenge affiliated with the Women’s Platform for Peace from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) speaks on the current climate of the peace talks on the United Nations Radio. To listen to […]
Join Annie Bunting and Emily Lockhart as they present the “Conjugal Slavery in War Project” funded by SSHRC, IOF AND IDRC. Bunting and Lockhart will provide an overview of their goals, introduce the countries and research partners involved, highlight broad themes, present interview findings to date, and discuss challenges to future research mobilization. All Welcome!