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Monia Mazigh and Taha Ghayyur

Monia Mazigh is an Ottawa academic, author and human rights activist. Taha Ghayyur is the executive director of Justice for All Canada, a human rights and advocacy organization.

Opinion | BY MONIA MAZIGH AND TAHA GHAYYUR | December 27, 2022
Foreign Minister Mélanie Joly made a public statement recently in support of persecuted women in Iran and Ukraine. To be sure, Ottawa is correct in doing so, but why does it ignore violence against women in countries that we consider to be strong economic and trade partners? The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY MONIA MAZIGH AND TAHA GHAYYUR | December 27, 2022
Opinion | BY MONIA MAZIGH AND TAHA GHAYYUR | December 27, 2022
Foreign Minister Mélanie Joly made a public statement recently in support of persecuted women in Iran and Ukraine. To be sure, Ottawa is correct in doing so, but why does it ignore violence against women in countries that we consider to be strong economic and trade partners? The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade