Biography

Kendall Bousquet is a senior at Northeastern University majoring in International Affairs. Currently a journalist based in Istanbul, she is a student fellow at The Fuller Project for International Reporting, an organization dedicated to producing investigative journalism on issues related to women.

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Is a boycott of Israel an effective strategy for changing the government’s policy? Those in the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement think so. BDS has seen several victories in recent years. In academia, 12 US universities’ student governments, including those of Columbia, Princeton, and Stanford, voted to divest from …

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Men raised in the West who have travelled to ISIS-controlled territories in order to fight have received their share of media coverage, especially following the release of ISIS video tapes featuring Western-accented ISIS soldiers. Less discussed are the stories of the women who leave their homes in the West in order to live under ISIS. […]

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During a visit to Kenya in the summer of 2015, President Barack Obama gave a rousing speech to a crowd of Kenyan youth at a soccer stadium in Nairobi, citing the advancement of women’s rights as a major factor in the country’s progress. “Treating women as second-class citizens is a bad tradition,” said Obama. “It …

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As presidential candidates in the United States struggle to find the right answer for the immigration issue, from Ted Cruz and Donald Trump’s proposal of the construction of a border wall, to Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders’ cries for (still undefined) immigration reform, they all stand the risk of missing the true solution to …

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