In November, the Association of Foreign Affairs at Malmö University had the pleasure of hosting a lecture with Hannah Stanton, programme director of TheGoals.org, an online learning platform for creating awareness of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s). Hannah Stanton has previously led the World Association of Girl Guides and
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Between waters: the dilemma of the Nicaragua Canal
On June 14, 2013, the Nicaraguan government passed a law enabling the construction of a big interoceanic canal across the country. In August next year, visions of an interoceanic canal through the Central American country between the Pacific and the Atlantic Ocean might become reality. The hope is that the forthcoming
Ashin Wirathu: One Man Triggering Ethnic Conflict
The violence against Myanmar’s Rohingyas is nothing new. For more than three years, the media has reported about attacks and hate speech against the Muslim minority and criticized Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of the National League for Democracy and Nobel Peace Prize-winner, for her silence on what the
Food Waste Reveals the Ugly Side of Consumerism
About one month ago, I found myself for the first time with my hands deep in a smelly, dark dumpster looking for potential ingredients for my next dinner. Not because I’m forced to or because I enjoy the smell of garbage, I was curious to see how much food a
“Not just a feminist.”
Feminism has become a many-faceted movement since the first demonstrations for equal rights. Today’s struggle is not only about equality but also differences among women all over the world.
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.