Middle East

23/06/2020 - Aseel Naamani - October 2020 will mark the twentieth anniversary of the adoption of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000) on Women, Peace and Security (WPS), which recognised the disproportionate impact of armed conflict on women and girls and the critical role that women continue to play in peace negotiations and reconstruction efforts....

22/06/2018 - Stefano Marinelli - The US attack in April 2017, in response to the alleged use of chemical weapons by Syrian forces in Khan Shaykhun, was widely considered a violation of the prohibition to use force. However, a significant part of the international community supported, or tacitly tolerated, the illegal intervention. This begged the...

25/05/2017 - Bernardo Venturi - Web and TV series have been progressively used to shape national and international social narratives in the last few years. Gender stereotypes and prejudices can pass through these media and reinforce existing patterns. However, the opposite could be true as well: progressive series could challenge gender labels or consolidated social...