The issue of gender equality in Canada isn’t new. Women have been fighting for their rights since well before Canada was a country.
Students often display a morbid curiosity that I feel I cannot ignore, but can I lean into it? Can I use this fascination in a way that engages students, but also humanizes them?
We may believe we are creating inclusive, “multicultural” teaching environments, all while being completely unaware of the systemic racism that still impacts our students.
There have been no outright wars between the world’s major powers since WWI. It’s this fact that causes some to say the UN Security Council has successfully served its purpose.
Given the United Nations mandate to maintain international peace and security, the question of the relevance of peacekeeping missions seems ironic.
Many of us likely take basic universal human rights for granted. Yet in a legal sense, human rights have existed for less than 75 years.