Women

Veil Bans in the European Court of Human Rights

In recent years a number of European countries have prohibited women from publicly wearing veils that cover their faces.[1] The European Court of Human Rights (the ECtHR or the Court) recently found that Belgium’s veil ban did not violate the European Convention on Human Rights (the Convention).[2]

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21
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15
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Sital Kalantry and Maithili Pradhan
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Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Releases Report on Indigenous Women (October 27, 2017)

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Caitlin Behles

On October 27, 2017, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) published a report on the human rig

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WILIG Luncheon

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Amy Flick

The Prominent Woman in International Law Award is awarded annually by the Women in International Law Interest Group in recognition of a woman recipient’s contribution to the development o

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Valuing Women in International Adjudication

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Isabel San Martin

 

Moderator: Susan Franck (American University Washington College of Law)

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Friday Keynote: Seen and not Heard

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Amy Porges

Sandie Okoro concluded the Annual Meeting program for Friday, April 14 with her stirring keynote address, “Seen and Not Heard”.  This report summarizes the keynote which is now

Human Rights Committee Finds Irish Abortion Ban Subjected Woman to Suffering and Discrimination (June 9, 2016)

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Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On June 9, 2016, the Human Rights Committee issued its fi

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Do We Need a Treaty on Business and Human Rights?

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Kirsteen Shields
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Human Rights Cities

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Kirsteen Shields

Professor Tara Melish, SUNY Buffalo Law School, introduced the human rights cities movement as giving local definition and embodiment to human rights.