Celebrating Women: Radhika Coomaraswamy

By: Gabriela Yareliz Radhika Coomaraswamy is under the UN Secretary General as a Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict. She fought an arranged marriage, and in 1994 served as U.N. Human Rights Commission Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women (See: pg. 136, Marie Claire, March 2007). When asked who her role model was, sheContinue reading “Celebrating Women: Radhika Coomaraswamy”

This Week’s Picks: October 20, 2013/ Women’s Issues

By: Gabriela Yareliz Aloha! Man, it’s crispy outside! Today, I am staying in to hibernate. Okay, it’s not that cold, but still–why leave the house if you don’t have to? Yesterday, I was rocking the tights. Yes. We are there. I HATE TIGHTS. I miss Florida so much. If this were Florida, we would allContinue reading “This Week’s Picks: October 20, 2013/ Women’s Issues”