“The spotlight is on you and we are coming after you with all the means at our disposal, Zainab Banguara warned perpetrators of sexual violence during conflicts. “Humanity will pursue you and hold you to account.” Jane McClenahan reports.
Category Archives: Jane McClenahan
The Conversation: Apology to Korea benefits Japan, too 3
Jane McClenahan writes: As it advanced through Asia in the Second World War, the Japanese Army established an estimated 2,000 ‘comfort stations’. This euphemism obscures the horror of what they really were – military brothels to service the sexual needs of the Japanese soldiers ….
The Conversation: A Good Man 1
Jane McClenahan writes: It’s a cliche that Global Affairs can often seem extremely depressing. As with most cliches there’s truth in it. Those of us studying it struggle at times to find the positive.
The Conversation: Not repeating the past Reply
Jane McClenahan writes: Here at Tutawaza we’d like to share a project one of our colleagues at NYU SCPS, Zoraya Cristian, has been involved with. ‘Inheriting the Struggle for Truth‘ commemorates the International Day of the Right to Truth.
The Conversation: Covert Comrades 1
Jane McClenahan writes: For those interested in what is going on inside Russia I can highly recommend a newly published book which looks at how the internet has been faciliating alternative political voices inside the country. “Now I Know Who My Comrades Are” by Emily Parker considers opposition voices in China, Cuba, and Russia.
African Solutions to African Problems Reply
African leaders reflect on their continent’s efforts at peacebuilding and development. Jane McClenahan reports.
The Conversation: Snowstorm & No Ceilings 2
Hillary Clinton may no longer be in office but she has no trouble drawing a crowd in New York, as Jane McClenahan reports.
Myanmar’s Forgotten War 1
Hundreds of thousands eek out a miserable existence as the West re-embraces Myanmar. Jane McClenahan reports.
Looking Ahead 1
Jane McClenahan writes: As we move into 2014, I’d like to share a few things I’m following this year. It’s a list to encourage discussion, is far from exhaustive and is shamelessly biased towards my own interests.
Peru: Pulling back the Veil 1
Leave Lima, travel a long road to 4,000 meters up in Peru’s central highlands and you come to Uchuraccay. It’s a remote and desolate place. Most people outside Peru have never heard of it. Jane McClenahan on a story rarely been covered in mainstream media.
Invisible in New York Reply
Recently we posted on the record 22,000 homeless children in New York. This week, the New York Times is publishing a series, Invisible Child, written by investigative reporter Andrea Elliott. It follows the lives of 11 year old Dasani and her family who live in a Brooklyn shelter. It’s a hard read, and has provoked a range of reactions in New York. We simply ask you to read it.