On Population, Development and Reproductive Health inquiry on “Abortion in the Developing World and in the UK”
Global Justice Center Blog
GJC Welcomes Verdict by ICTY Convicting Ratko Mladić for War Crimes, Crimes Against Humanity and Genocide
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - November 22, 2017
[NEW YORK] – The Global Justice Center (GJC) welcomes the historic verdict by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) of Ratko Mladić for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity. Mladić was convicted of genocide and persecution, extermination, murder, the inhumane act of forcible transfer, terror, unlawful acts against civilians and hostage taking.
This factsheet outlines IHL’s various provisions that protect abortion services for female victims of conflict.
Human Rights Org Send Open Letter to Iraqi Prime Minister on establishing an Investigative Team for Crimes Committed by Daesh, including Yazidi Genocide
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - October, 30 2017
[NEW YORK and BAGHDAD] – Today, the Global Justice Center along with the Eyzidi Organization for Documentation, the Iraqi Al-Amal Association, the Iraqi Women Network, Madre and Yazda sent a joint open letter to the Iraqi Prime Minister Dr. Haider al-Abadi regarding the Terms of Reference currently being drafted for UN Security Council Resolution 2379 (2017).
Thursday, October 19th, 2017, 2:00 - 5:00 PM
GJC hosted a panel at ASIL's International Law Weekend exploring how international law, particularly the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), can be used to bolster and strengthen women’s rights under domestic law in the United States. Moderated by Tracy Higgins, Professor of Law, Fordham University and featuring panelists, Janet Benshoof, President and Founder, Global Justice Center; Founder, Center for Reproductive Rights; Previous Director, ACLU’s Reproductive Freedom Project, Jamil Dakwar, Director, Human Rights Program, American Civil Liberties Union and June Zeitlin, Director, Human Rights Policy, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, The Leadership Conference Education Fun.