X Welcome to International Affairs Forum

International Affairs Forum a platform to encourage a more complete understanding of the world's opinions on international relations and economics. It presents a cross-section of all-partisan mainstream content, from left to right and across the world.

By reading International Affairs Forum, not only explore pieces you agree with but pieces you don't agree with. Read the other side, challenge yourself, analyze, and share pieces with others. Most importantly, analyze the issues and discuss them civilly with others.

And, yes, send us your essay or editorial! Students are encouraged to participate.

Please enter and join the many International Affairs Forum participants who seek a better path toward addressing world issues.
Mon. December 05, 2022
Get Published   |   About Us   |   Support Us   | Login   | Join Mailing List
International Affairs Forum
IAF Articles: Humanitarian/Social

91-120 IAF Articles articles displayed
for the Humanitarian/Social Topic

External Article
Response Comment: Medical Ethics, Globalization, and the Decline of Lethal Injection

Comments in response to piece in International Affairs Forum issue, Medical Ethics, Globalization, and the Decline of Lethal... Read More...



Race and the Death Penalty: Interview with Prof. Jeffrey Kirchmeier
Race and the Death Penalty: Interview with Prof. Jeffrey Kirchmeier

Prof. Jeffrey Kirchmeier discusses racial discrimation in sentencing capital punishment cases. (08/04/2015)

Read More...


President Mohammadu Buhari and the Abolition of the Death Penalty in Nigeria: No Promises Yet
President Mohammadu Buhari and the Abolition of the Death Penalty in Nigeria: No Promises Yet

Article provides historial context for supporting the call by the Nigerian Institute for Advanced Legal Studies that the death penalty be abolished in Nigeria.  By Benson Chinedu Olugbuo.... Read More...



Sentencing Juveniles in the United States
Sentencing Juveniles in the United States

Reform policies underway for juvenile sentencing in the U.S. By James Lee Dold. (07/29/2015)

Read More...


Pena De Muerte En Guatemala: Primeros Pasos Para Su Abolicion
Pena De Muerte En Guatemala: Primeros Pasos Para Su Abolicion

David Dávila sostiene que la generación de voluntad política es el tercer paso necesario para lograr la abolición de la pena de muerte en Guatemala.  Por: Lic. Davi... Read More...



Capital Punishment in Guatemala:  The First Steps to Abolition
Capital Punishment in Guatemala: The First Steps to Abolition

Political will needed in order to achieve abolition of the death penalty in Guatemala. By David Augusto Dávila Navarro. (07/22/2015)

Read More...


Interview with Glenn Ford, Exonerated Death Row Inmate, Louisiana State Penitentiary (“Angola”)
Interview with Glenn Ford, Exonerated Death Row Inmate, Louisiana State Penitentiary (“Angola”)

Interview with Glenn Ford, Exonerated Death Row Inmate, Louisiana State Penitentiary (“Angola”); and Mr. William Most, Mr. Ford’s attorney. Interview by Katherine Lugo. (07/07/201... Read More...



Universal Abolition of Capital Punishment is Drawing Nearer
Universal Abolition of Capital Punishment is Drawing Nearer

Analysis of trends pointing to universal abolishment of the death penalty. By Prof. William A. Schabas. (07/02/2015)

Read More...


Refugees’ Right to Work: Economic Justification for Ideal Refugee Rights
Refugees’ Right to Work: Economic Justification for Ideal Refugee Rights

Essay asks, what are the economic impacts of refugee absorption? By M. Anela Malik. (07/02/2015)

Read More...


Summer 2015 Issue of International Affairs Forum Now Available
Summer 2015 Issue of International Affairs Forum Now Available

The latest issue of International Affairs Forum is now available online.

This issue focuses on Capital Punishment Around the World.

Contributors include Prof. Roger Hood, Prof. ... Read More...



Progress Made for Worldwide Abolishment of Death Penalty
Progress Made for Worldwide Abolishment of Death Penalty

Data and analysis from the Fifth Edition of The Death Penalty: A Worldwide Perspective show that an increasing number of countries are abolishing th... Read More...



Uganda’s LGBTI Community Comes Out with Magazine
Uganda’s LGBTI Community Comes Out with Magazine

In a country where homosexuality is considered illegal, the Ugandan lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community has come out with a magazine. (03/09/2015)

Read More...


China’s Minor(ity) Problem
China’s Minor(ity) Problem

What are the reasons for increased violence between the Chinese government and minority groups?  By Tristan Abbott. (03/03/2015) 

Read More...


Greed is good…but only for cancer
Greed is good…but only for cancer

Boris Johnson says capitalism is essential if are to meet the biggest challenges facing the human race’, including fight against cancer.  What do the facts say? By Amna Whiston... Read More...



Growing Islamophobia heightens political risk for Europe
Growing Islamophobia heightens political risk for Europe

Amid the high tension in Europe, populist parties will use Islamophobia to increase their political influence. This troublesome trend will only bring about greater political risk for the continent.... Read More...



GRI’s Weekly Risk Outlook - 01/26/2015
GRI’s Weekly Risk Outlook - 01/26/2015

In this GRI Weekly Risk Outlook: ASEAN pushes for ‘code of conduct’ in South China Sea dispute, the Fed to maintain its current monetary policy stance, and the African Union and others ... Read More...



Human Rights Violations Inside EU
Human Rights Violations Inside EU

Is the EU hypocritical concerning human rights? By H.E. Dr. Walter Schwimmer. (Modern Diplomacy, 01/20/2015)

Read More...


IA Forum Interview: Scott Hickie discusses health corruption
IA Forum Interview: Scott Hickie discusses health corruption

IA Forum interview with Scott Hickie (Senior Analyst, Open Brieifing) who diiscusses corruption in the health sector.  Interview by Madison J. Myers.  (12/19/2014)

Read More...


IA Forum Interview: Dr. David Phillips
IA Forum Interview: Dr. David Phillips

Dr.David Phillips discusses international development, the role of remittances, and his book, Develo... Read More...



Migration and Fence-Building

Animated overview of Migration and Fence-Building from The Three Minute Post

Read More...


This is not 1989
This is not 1989

Contrary to what many believe, recent protests in Hong Kong to not compare well to Tiannanmen Square.  By Barclay Bram Shoemaker. (10/08/2014)

Read More...


IA Forum Interview with Reecha Upadhyay, The Asia Foundation
IA Forum Interview with Reecha Upadhyay, The Asia Foundation

Reecha Upadhyay of The Asia Foundation disusses facts, perceptions, and myths about rape in India. Interviewed by Madison J. Myers. (09/29/2014)

Read More...


Interview with Abin Thomas - Kerala’s Cancer Crisis
Interview with Abin Thomas - Kerala’s Cancer Crisis

IA Forum speaks with author Abin Thomas about the cancer crisis in the Indian state of Kerala.  By Madison J. Meyers (08/20/2014)

Read More...


Children at the Border: Refugees from the Drug War?
Children at the Border: Refugees from the Drug War?

Analysis of problems faced by children immigrating to the US as a result of the Drug War.  By Dr. Lynn Holland.  (07/08/2014)

Read More...


Foreign Civilian Women Working In War Zones: The Good, Bad and Ugly
Foreign Civilian Women Working In War Zones: The Good, Bad and Ugly

A look at challenges foreign civilian women face in war zones.  By Jade Wu (06/13/2014)

Read More...


Mineral traceability and conflict in eastern DRC: the case of the “Conflict-Free Tin Initiative”
Mineral traceability and conflict in eastern DRC: the case of the “Conflict-Free Tin Initiative”

Paper analyzes the Conflict-Free Tin Initiative and whether traceability provided by it will provide positive results. By Dr. Edoardo Monaco. (02/13/2014)

Read More...


Now Available: International Affairs Forum - Winter Edition
Now Available: International Affairs Forum - Winter Edition

Our latest edition of International Affairs Forum (Taylor and Francis) is now available. This issue focuses on the BRICS countries and the impact of social media on governance.

Read More...


New Issue of International Affairs Forum: Interview with Metodi Zajkov (Transparency International –
New Issue of International Affairs Forum: Interview with Metodi Zajkov (Transparency International –

In this look inside the latest issue of International Affairs Forum (Taylor&Francis), an interview with Metodi Zajkov, Transparency International – Macedonia. (International Aff... Read More...



Culture and Values in a Globalized World: Immigration in America
Culture and Values in a Globalized World: Immigration in America
Essay provides argument that in order to address immigration, we must pay attention to differences in values and culture. By Dana-Marie Seepersad. (12/09/2013) Read More...


Interview with Dr. Cornelia Beyer, author of <i>Inequality and Violence</i>
Interview with Dr. Cornelia Beyer, author of Inequality and Violence
An interview with Anna Cornelia Beyer, University of Hull. Author of Inequality and Violence: A Reappraisal or Man, the State and War (Ashgate: Forthcoming). (12/04/2013) Read More...


1-30 | 31-60 | 61-90 | 91-120 | 121-150 | 151-169



Contact Us | About Us | Support Us | Terms & Conditions Twitter Facebook Get Alerts Get Published

All Rights Reserved. Copyright 2002 - 2022