Innovative interventions are important so that violent, warlike activity and its related ideas of masculinity and femininity are not carried over into post-war daily life.
Mike Brcic, the Executive Director of Bikes Without Borders, discusses the organization's work at the Centre for Social Innovation in Toronto.
<p><span>Journalism students from the University of Western Ontario cover the 2008 London Gulu Walk as part of their online media project.</span></p>
<p>We know that men and women experience war differently. If more wars and conflicts arise as a result of climate change, then we must acknowledge that the impact of climate change is gendered.</p>
Canada's Governor General was among the keynote speakers at an international women's conference in Liberia earlier this month on IWD.
The old racist regime in South Africa may be dead and gone, but economic apartheid is alive and well. A Canadian uranium mining company stands accused of killing communities and the environment.
Africafiles: The Pulse
Rwanda's first deaf school, and stopping sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Feb 10, 2009 to Feb 11, 2009
McMaster University MDCL 3020
1280 Main Street West Michael B. DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery Room 3020L8S 4L8 Hamilton , ON
Canada43° 15' 28.5408" N, 79° 55' 2.1792" W
Canadian author Larry Krotz on the unexpected difficulties in helping Africa
Local farmers insist that most of the problems that affect cocoa production are somehow connected to climate change.
Climate change is having a disproportionate effect on Africa: the impacts are more devastating than elsewhere and the people have contributed less to cause it.