The Role of Women in World Peace

The Role of Women in World Peace

di Sofia Sutera

Considering that the UN, in its official website, defines women peacekeepers as a “Key to Peace”, because, as the UN itself and many scholars affirm, they have the potential to bring to greater legitimization of the forces, more effective protection of the local...
Turkey: Withdawal from the Istanbul Convention

Turkey: Withdawal from the Istanbul Convention

March 20, 2021

On March 20, 2021, the Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has decided to withdraw Turkey from The Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (Istanbul Convention). “President Erdogan’s gesture is a...
The Invisible Battle during the Covid-19 Pandemic

The Invisible Battle during the Covid-19 Pandemic

Author: Abigail I. Furlong*

Since the beginning of the global pandemic in March 2020, there has been a spike in online sexual exploitation. Contrary to popular opinion, the pandemic has served to allow human trafficking to prosper despite stricter movement laws. While many people’s minds were...
Contribute to WIIS Italy’s Blog

Contribute to WIIS Italy’s Blog

Do you enjoy writing and are you passionate about Gender and Security issues? Do you have an idea or a story to tell? Send an article, no longer that 1000 words, to info@wiisitaly.org specifying in the object line “Blog Article”. The best articles will be...