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Protecting Women's Rights: International Law & Advocacy

International Justice Resource Center

Thursday, June 19, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM (PDT)

San Francisco, CA

Protecting Women's Rights: International Law & Advocacy

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This training seminar will equip you with the knowledge and tools you need to protect and promote women's rights. Experts in the fields of human rights and women’s rights will:

  1. address critical issues in women’s rights including gender discrimination, domestic violence and reproductive rights;
  2. share practical insights into the effective use of international human rights systems, and;
  3. provide guidance for developing successful litigation and advocacy campaigns.

Experts in international human rights law and women's rights will share insights and examples for advocates and attorneys whose work involves violence against women, discrimination against women and girls, and reproductive rights.

Featured speakers include:

  • Katrina Anderson, Center for Reproductive Rights
  • Prof. Connie de la Vega, University of San Francisco
  • Krishanti Dharmaraj, IANGEL
  • Ejim Dike, US Human Rights Network
  • Caroline Bettinger-Lopez, University of Miami Schol of Law
  • Rosa Celorio, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (invited)

 

This training is designed to enable lawyers and other advocates to incorporate human rights advocacy strategies into their work, whether on behalf of individual clients or to bring about changes in policy and practice. If you would like to attend, but cannot afford the registration fee, please contact IJRC about volunteering or download the Scholarship Application and submit it to ijrc@ijrcenter.org.

 

Don't miss this unique opportunity to learn how to protect women's rights through international law and advocacy. We hope to see you on June 19!

 

For more information please contact Tessa Walker at tessa@ijrcenter.org

Have questions about Protecting Women's Rights: International Law & Advocacy? Contact International Justice Resource Center

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UC Hastings College of the Law, Alumni Resource Center
200 McAllister St
San Francisco, CA 94102

Thursday, June 19, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM (PDT)


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International Justice Resource Center

The International Justice Resource Center provides victims, activists and attorneys with the practical information they need to educate themselves and protect their own and others’ rights under international human rights law. By educating, training and advising human rights defenders, IJRC is helping close the gap between human rights guarantees and local realities.

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