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GLOBAL EFFORTS TO REALIZE THE ESSENTIAL BUT ELUSIVE GOAL OF GENDER EQUALITY AND WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT (SDG 5)
Sustainable Development Goal 5 – Achieve Gender Equality and Empower All Women and Girls – evokes an aspiration cherished by so many for so long.
Situated between Hawaii and Australia, the Republic of Kiribati rises out of the Pacific Ocean, an idyllic, “postcard” version of island life: cerulean waters meet
INTRODUCTION Over the past decade, through the aftermath of the 2008/09 financial crisis, the 2015 refugee crisis, and the following increase in right-wing extremist politics,
The National Institute of Standards and Technology estimates the economic benefit of the space-based Global Positioning System (GPS) for private sector use between 1984-2017 at
As Brexit wraps up, Scotland leaves the EU against its peoples’ will. Implicitly, the EU decided that continuing to recognize Scots as EU citizens would
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is the latest communicable disease that poses a threat of global spread. In the past twenty years, there have been seven
Cyber-attacks have increased in frequency, presenting a difficult issue in modern international law. The effects of a cyber-attack have the capacity to cause widespread and
Sanctions are a tool used by governments and coalitions such as the United Nations to “incentivize change in a target[ country]’s behavior” by making it
Introduction In 2018, there were 25.9 million refugees globally- the highest number ever seen. Over half of these refuges are children. The refugee crisis is
While the COVID-19 continues to disrupt the world in the form of travel bans, quarantined cities, and plummeting stock markets, another less recognized crisis is
Large protests have swept the country of India since early December 2019 after the Indian government, led by the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP),