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Continuing the Fight for the Yazidi: What Needs to be Done

Continuing the Fight for the Yazidi: What Needs to be Done

In 2014, the Islamic State’s massacre of the Northern Iraqi Sinjar District changed thousands of Yazidi – as well as Christian, Shia, and other non-Sunni – lives.  Though many were able to flee quickly, those left behind would unknowingly be subject to the Islamic State’s pre-planned objectives of mass genocide ...

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Human Trafficking in India: Abuse from the Rural Elite and the Wider Implications

Human Trafficking in India: Abuse from the Rural Elite and the Wider Implications

  At any given time, India contains an estimated 18.4 million victims of modern slavery. Of that number, 26 percent, or 5.5 million, are children. India is no exception to the trend that trafficking and subsequent slavery are shown to be most prevalent in countries producing consumer goods through low-cost labor, ...

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Victoria Watson
Victoria Watson

Victoria Watson is an undergraduate at Cornell University, where she is pursuing a degree in Government with minors in Arabic Language and International Relations.

Her previous work experience includes interning with the World Childhood Foundation USA, with the Millennium Villages Project as an on-site delegate, with the International Rescue Committee in the Economic Empowerment Division, and most recently with the Foreign Policy Association.

Victoria is interested in helping to find strategic solutions to getting more women engaged in government and hopes that empowerment of women will make for a better world.

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