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The Istanbul Convention Enters into Force (August 1, 2014)

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Nicole R. Tuttle

Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights Upholds French Ban on Full Face Veil (July 1, 2014)

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Emily MacKenzie

On July 1, 2014, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (the Court) issued its judgment in S.A.

Current Processes for Assessment of Women's Human Rights in International Law

This year's commemoration of International Women's Day is a time for assessment: the international community celebrates over 25 years since the adoption of the Convention for the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and ten years since the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, China adopted the Beijing Platform for Action ("Beijing Platform"). In addition, this year there will be a review of the United Nations' Millennium Development Goals of 2000 (MDG), which incorporate gender equality as a core plank.
 
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9
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10
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Hadar Harris
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Court of Justice of the European Union Rules that Women Not Working Due to Pregnancy Remain “Workers” (June 19, 2014)

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Emily MacKenzie

On June 19, 2014, the Court of Justice of the European Union (the Court) issued its

Prosecutor of the ICC Publishes Policy Paper on Sexual and Gender-Based Crimes (June 5, 2014)

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Emily MacKenzie

On June 5, 2014, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Fatou Bensouda, p

Tunisia Withdraws Declaration and Reservations to Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (April 23, 2014)

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Nicole R. Tuttle

On April 23, 2014, the U.N.

European Treaty on Violence Against Women To Enter into Force (April 22, 2014)

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Nicole R. Tuttle

On April 22, 2014, Andorra became the tenth country to ratify the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating V

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Closing Plenary: Syria: Testing the Effectiveness of International Law

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Marina Barakatt

As Donald Donovan noted, the 2014 Annual Meeting was structured to begin with the situation in Crimea and end with Syria.  Thus, Saturday's closing plenary centered on Syria.  Mr

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Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict

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Veronica Glick

On Saturday April 12, a compelling panel discussion identified and debated several complex and important issues focusing on sexual violence in armed conflict.  Jamille Bigio of t