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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.

Human Rights Champion Rhonda Copelon Dies: Broke New Ground to Open U.S. Federal Courts to Victims of International Human Rights Abuses

May 7, 2010

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

A Gendered Perspective On The Right To Housing In The United States

November 30, 2009

Report on gender issues in housing in the United States written by the student interns of the International Women’s Human Rights Clinic

Prof. Rhonda Copelon, Women’s Rights Champion, Discusses the Impact of CUNY Law’s IWHR Clinic

October 14, 2009

Professor Rhonda Copelon, co-founder of CUNY Law’s International Women’s Human Rights Clinic, discusses

Clinic Interns and Alumna on Historic Human Rights Trial Team

June 22, 2009

Three students in the International Women’s Human Rights Clinic (IWHR) and a CUNY Law alumna were part of the trial preparation team

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