In Burkina Faso, one of the poorest countries of the world, young girls who get pregnant without being married are believed to bring misfortune and disaster not only to their family but their entire village and are therefore chased away, forcing them into homelessness.
Month: January 2016
Abkhazia – A Frozen Conflict
The fall of the Soviet Union has caused an array of conflicts, some of which still haven’t been resolved a quarter of a century later. Abkhazia is one of those regions still frozen in conflict, and there is no hope of resolving it.
Living on the Edge of Society
Even though steps have been taken to integrate them into Europe, by for instance the EU, many Romas still experience violence and discrimination just because of their ethnic origin.
International Relations Theory: An Interview with Barry Buzan
Professor Barry Buzan is a leading scholar in the world of International Relations and has published extensively. Luke Richards and Suzanne Snowden had the opportunity to meet with him to discuss the myriad of topics covered in his work.
UF Malmö Goes to Athens
In October, eighteen students from Malmö högskola embarked on a trip to Athens, organised by the Malmö Association of Foreign Affairs. During their trip, they learned a lot about Greece’s various trials.