Women

Japan and South Korea Reach Landmark Deal on “Comfort Women” (December 28, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On December 28, 2015, Japan and South Korea concluded an agreement to resolve the dispute about “comfort women”—Korean women forced into sexual servitude for Japanese soldiers during World War II.

Inter-American Court of Human Rights Rules Guatemala Must Do More to End Violence Against Women (December 18, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On December 18, 2015, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (Court) published its decision (judgme

Northern Ireland High Court Rules that Ireland’s Abortion Laws Violate European Convention on Human Rights (November 30, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On November 30, 2015, the High Court of Justice in Northern Ireland (Court)

United Nations Security Council Adopts Resolution Integrating Women, Peace and Security Issues (October 13, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On October 13, 2015, the United Nations Security Council (Council) adopted a resolution designed “t

European Court of Human Rights Rules Banning Donation of Embryos from in vitro Fertilization Does Not Violate European Convention (August 27, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On August 27, 2015, the European Court of Human Rights (the Court) ruled in

CEDAW and CRC Report Clarifies States’ Obligations Regarding Harmful Practices against Women and Girls (November 4, 2014)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On November 4, 2014, the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) and the Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) released a