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IWHR Clinic Weighs in on International Sexual Orientation Discrimination Case

September 9, 2011

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.

Prof. Lisa Davis to Testify Before The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

March 23, 2011

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,

IWHR Students Return From Guatemala: Report to go to UN Human Rights Committee

March 17, 2011

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

IWHR Students at Fordham Disaster Relief Round-table

February 25, 2011

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

Inter-American Commission Issues Unprecedented Recommendation to End Sexual Violence of Displaced Women, Based on IWHR Petition

January 20, 2011

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

IWHR Co-Author One Year Report from Haiti Investigations

January 10, 2011

The report, entitled Our Bodies Are Still Trembling: Haitian Women Continue to Fight Against Rape, published one year after an on-the-ground investigation

IWHR Clinic Recommendations to End Sexual Violence of Displaced Women Submitted to Haitian Government

January 4, 2011

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 on Sexual Violence in Haiti

October 21, 2010

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

Clinic Students in Haiti: Documenting Rape and Sexual Assaults, Meeting with UN Officials, Huffington Post Covers

October 12, 2010

The news reports don’t tell the full story about the trail of damage left by Haiti’s devastating earthquake.

CUNY Law Students to Graduate on May 14th; NY State Commissioner Gladys Carrión is Commencement Speaker

May 10, 2010

CUNY Law students will receive their Juris Doctorate on May 14th in a graduation ceremony celebrating their successful path through law school.

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