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