Social Issues

Access to Justice for Women: customary and informal justice systems

On October 8th and 9th I had the pleasure to attend the Expert Group Meeting on “Women, Legal Pluralism, Customary and Informal Justice Systems” at the International Development Law Organization’s office at The Hague, Netherlands. I was invited to attend by Prof. Hauwa Ibrahim, our Human Rights professor at Global… Read More »Access to Justice for Women: customary and informal justice systems

Diplomacy Festival: Ambassador of Germany to Italy.

10thEDITION OF DIPLOMACY FESTIVAL: Ambassador of Germany to Italy. #Diplomacy19 17-10-19 The beginning of the Diplomacy Festival has been signed by an interesting meeting with the German Ambassador H.E. Viktor Elbling; Cooperation and multilateralism were the most important topics of the day, in particular the future of markets and social… Read More »Diplomacy Festival: Ambassador of Germany to Italy.

Barking dogs never bite…

Bearing the brunt of the Cold War, The United States and the Soviet Union divided Korea into two sovereign states in 1948 with the border set at the 38th parallel. In the South, an export-led economic boom, industrialization, and technological advances created an enviably prosperous state. In the current world,… Read More »Barking dogs never bite…

Compulsory report of gender-based violence vs. impunity: the Brazilian controversy

Maria da Penha Maia Fernandes is a brazilian woman who endured years of domestic violence from her husband. On May 1983, he shot her in the back while she slept and left her paraplegic. He alleged to the police that there was an attempt robbery and the criminals shot his… Read More »Compulsory report of gender-based violence vs. impunity: the Brazilian controversy

When the monkey likes Instagram

Technlogy is replacing us in many activities that used to be prerogative of our brains. Are we adjusting to a lower level of intellectual dynamism?

Guilt and shame

“If you behave in this way, you are going to be punished”. “Do this thing, and you will end up in jail”. Or “If you don’t behave in this way, you are going to be forgotten”. “Do this thing, and everyone will hate you”.   These are four threats and… Read More »Guilt and shame

My experience in the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

“Not until the half of our population represented by women and girls can live free from fear, violence and everyday insecurity, can we truly say we live in a fair and equal world.” — UN Secretary-General António Guterres   On November 25th I was part of the march “Non una di… Read More »My experience in the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

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The Post-Paradigmatic Alternative of Buen Vivir.

Learning from Ecuador to Address Global Problems Locally. Buen viviris a broad concept still under elaboration and represents a plurality of theoretical perspectives, practical realisations, and positions from a variety of actors including indigenous groups, social movements, intellectuals, and politicians. In its most general interpretation, it denotes and aims at… Read More »The Post-Paradigmatic Alternative of Buen Vivir.