Topic: Mary Robinson
French intellectual Stéphane Hessel, a former Nazi resistance figure, will meet Aung Sun Suu Kyi tomorrow as she concludes a tour of Europe. He talks to the Monitor about what this means to him.
When I met my fiancé, I had to reconsider my objection to marriage. Likewise, as the campaign known as Girls Not Brides kicks off, patriarchs who support child marriage will also have to reconsider their views; fortunately, there are models for how to change social norms about women.
09/29/2011 01:05 pm
Former US President Jimmy Carter ended a quick visit to North Korea this week with a message that Kim Jong-il would be willing to hold a summit with South Korea’s President Lee Myung-bak.
04/28/2011 03:24 pm
Former President Jimmy Carter arrived in North Korea on Tuesday for talks aimed at reducing tensions with North Korea. This trip looks similar to his first visit in 1994.
04/26/2011 03:05 pm
Paula Byrne's engaging ‘partial’ bio of Evelyn Waugh focuses on his relationship with the family who inspired "Brideshead Revisited."
03/29/2010 04:03 pm
The respected delegation, headed by former Brazilian President Fernando Henrique Cardoso, irked Israel by initially planning to meet Hamas in Gaza. That trip has been delayed.
08/25/2009 01:00 am
A meeting to judge progress on racism is likely to be captive to Israeli-Palestinian and Islamic defamation issues.
04/19/2009 01:00 am