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    One Step Closer to Justice

    Today the UN unaimously adopted a resolution paving the way for an investigative team to collect evidence of crimes committed by ISIS in Iraq, including crimes of genocide.

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  • 2016 was a critical year.

    Read GJC's 2016 interactive Annual Report.

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  • "The Trump era has made it clear that American women need the protections of international human rights here at home."

    Watch Janet Benshoof and Kristina Kallas discuss CEDAW and the future of women's rights in the United States.

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  • Why Aren’t American Women’s Rights Guaranteed By Law?

    Read GJC President Janet Benshoof and CHANGE President Sierra Sippel's op-ed in Newsweek.

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  • Am I Gagged?

    Find out if your organization is restricted by the Global Gag Rule or Helms Amendment with our new interactive guide.

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  • It's Time To Investigate ISIS's Crimes Against the Yazidis

    Read GJC's joint submission to the International Criminal Court requesting the opening of a preliminary examination into genocide and other crimes committed against the Yazidis.

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  • “This is a genocide which could still be successful.”

    On the third anniversary of the ISIS attack on Sinjar, over 3,000 Yazidi women and children remain in captivity.

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Power, not pity

human rights through rule of law
  • Who we are

    We are lawyers and advocates who specialize in international law for the purpose of advancing gender equality and human rights.

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  • What we do

    We work for peace, justice, and security by enforcing international laws that promote gender equality and human dignity.

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  • How we work

    GJC works towards building a global rule of law grounded on enforceable law gurantees for human rights & gender equality.

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