Grant Goldman Editorial / United Nations

Grant Goldman Editorial Wednesday 10 May 2017

UN-Women’s Rights Commission World events never cease to amaze me. Anything seems possible, even the improbable. Who would have thought that the ultra-conservative Islamic kingdom of Saudi Arabia, a hereditary dynasty which is therefore not unlike the much derided Kims’s of North Korea, would have been elected to the UN women’s rights commission? Unlike the DPRK that has been rightly demonised by the USA, the misogynistic Gender segregation in the Saudi kingdom between men and women who are not related is state policy. Nevertheless, we know that because of her vast crude oil reserves, again unlike the DPRK, the