The American Society of International Law and ASIL Academic Partner American University Washington College of Law's Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law are pleased to present a three-part continuing legal education (CLE) series to provide a forum for the better understanding and discussion of human rights and humanitarian law theory.This first course will focus on how human rights related to sexual and reproductive health are enshrined in the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), governmental obligations to implement those rights, and m
In the last two decades international criminal courts such as the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and the International Tribunal for Rwanda have issued judgments characterizing gender-based crimes as war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide, depending on the context in which the crimes had been perpetrated.
Since 2013, hundreds of women in numerous countries and cities—from Tucson to Singapore—have enrolled in ASIL’s Mentoring Program as both mentors and mentees. The feedback has been extremely positive, and the current participants have built a strong, inter-connected, and global network. ASIL hopes to reach more women for the 2018-19 program!
This breakfast, sponsored by ASIL's Women in International Law Interest Group (WILIG), will feature accomplished professionals in various practices of international law discussing their career paths and offering professional advice and insights for women interested in pursuing careers in international law. The panel presentations will be followed by a Q&A session and networking opportunities among the panelists and participants.