The International Women’s Human Rights (IWHR) Clinic is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2013 IWHR Summer Internship Placements. Three rising 3Ls committed to gender justice, international law, and human rights will spend their summers interning with IWHR Clinic partner organizations in New York and abroad.
On March 11, 2012, the IWHR Clinic participated in a hearing before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights in Washington, D.C. on the incarceration of youth in adult prisons in the United States.
The International Women’s Human Rights (IWHR) Clinic calls on the United Nations Human Rights Committee to take up urgent human rights issues in the United States in its upcoming review of the U.S.
A recent IntLawGrrls blog post focuses on the impact of the Karen Atala case that was decided by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in the spring.
On March 30, 2012, a packed auditorium of human rights advocates, lawyers, students, and others gathered at the CUNY Graduate Center for the CUNY Law Review Symposium, “Looking Forward: Rhonda Copelon’s Legacy in Action and the Future of International Women’s Human Rights Law.”
The Inter-American Court of Human Rights has found that the government of Chile violated the rights of Karen Atala, a lesbian mother, when it stripped her of custody of her daughters because of their “unique family.” The ruling affirms
On March 20, the International Women’s Human Rights Clinic presented oral testimony to the U.N. Human Rights Committee about human rights abuses in Guatemala.
The International Women’s Human Rights Clinic and the Center for Reproductive Rights jointly submitted a report to the United Nations Human Rights Committee on issues related to the status of women’s reproductive rights in the Philippines
The Inter-American Court on Human Rights recently heard the case of Karen Atala Riffo, a lesbian mother and judge who was stripped of custody of her two daughters by the Supreme Court of Chile in 2003 because of her sexual orientation.
CUNY Law Adjunct Professor Lisa Davis, who teaches in the Law School’s International Women’s Human Rights Clinic (IWHR), will testify before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) on March 25th in Washington, D.C. Davis,
Guatemala City – Students from the International Women’s Human Rights (IWHR) Clinic at CUNY School of Law, in collaboration with the New York-based women’s rights organization MADRE, just returned from Guatemala where they
On February 11, 2011, students of the International Women’s Human Rights (IWHR) Clinic at the City University of New York School of Law attended a round-table discussion at Fordham University School of Law hosted by the Fordham Disaster Relief
On December 22, 2010, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) issued an unprecedented decision, granting a legal request submitted by the IWHR Clinic and partner attorneys, requesting
The report, entitled Our Bodies Are Still Trembling: Haitian Women Continue to Fight Against Rape, published one year after an on-the-ground investigation
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the Organization of American States (OAS) has passed formal recommendations to the Haitian government in order to stop the sexual violence occurring in displacement camps
Prof. Lisa Davis and students from CUNY Law’s International Women’s Human Rights Clinic conducted an on-the-ground investigation into the ongoing rape and
The news reports don’t tell the full story about the trail of damage left by Haiti’s devastating earthquake.
CUNY Law students will receive their Juris Doctorate on May 14th in a graduation ceremony celebrating their successful path through law school.
Pioneering Attorney Won Landmark Rights Case in U.S. Court of Appeals on Same Day Supreme Court Narrowly Rejected Her Challenge to the Hyde Amendment on Abortion Restrictions for the Poor
Report on gender issues in housing in the United States written by the student interns of the International Women’s Human Rights Clinic
Professor Rhonda Copelon, co-founder of CUNY Law’s International Women’s Human Rights Clinic, discusses
Three students in the International Women’s Human Rights Clinic (IWHR) and a CUNY Law alumna were part of the trial preparation team
Professor Jennifer Green of the International Women’s Human Rights Clinic (IWHR) is quoted in an article on the front page
The Society of American Law Teachers (SALT) honored Rhonda Copelon with the M. Shanara Gilbert Human Rights Award on January 9, 2009 at the Prado Balboa Park in San Diego, CA.