Jamie J. Hagen

Jamie J. Hagen is a Boston-based writer who writes about feminism, feminist security studies, and LGBTQ politics for such publications as Rolling Stone, On The Issues Magazine and The Ochburg Society. Jamie is a doctoral student at the University of Massachusetts Boston in the Global Governance and Human Security PhD program where her research focus is in gender in post-conflict and transnational LGBTQ advocacy networks. She tweets @jamiejhagen and you can visit jamiejhagen.com for more of her work.

How We Are Failing Women and Girls in Humanitarian Emergencies

“Protecting the sexual and reproductive rights of women and girls in crisis settings is essential and a matter of human rights, but it is also complicated and unsustainable without a change in the way humanitarian assistance is provided and funded,” states a recently published report from the UN Population Fund.

The Fight for Universal Access to Abortion

The international human rights and global health communities gathered with policy-makers and government leaders last month in Washington D.C. to make the case for universal abortion access. This unheralded collaboration arrives on the heels of another first: a report from the UN secretary-general calling for access to safe abortion.