Feminism and Foreign Policy – October 29, 2017

Feminism and Foreign Policy – October 29, 2017

Feminism and Foreign Policy – October 29, 2017

This week on Perspective with Alison Smith: Feminism and Foreign Policy

Alison speaks to former Prime Minister Kim Campbell about Canada’s role in the world and what a feminist foreign policy would mean for the country.

Valerie Percival, assistant professor at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University, talks to Alison about the government’s feminist international assistance policy and how it could be improved upon.

Clara Berglund, secretary general of the Swedish Women’s Lobby, speaks to Alison about Sweden’s feminist foreign policy.

Alison also talks to Elmira Bayrasli, co-founder of the organization Foreign Policy Interrupted, about how including more women’s voices in foreign policy discussions can help broaden the debate.