• "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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  • The International Criminal Court must act on its core mandate and prosecute ISIS fighters for genocide.

    Read GJC's Vice President Akila Radhakrishnan, and Kirsty Brimelow's, QC, piece in the Times on justice for the Yazidi.

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    "The international community must no longer ignore the plight of the Yazidi."

    Read GJC Vice President and Legal Director Akila Radhakrishnan's Letter to the Editor in the New York Times.

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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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