Check out Janet Benshoof's article published by The Progressive Woman's Magazine titled "Twisted Treaty Shafts U.S. Women." In the article, the Founder and President of GJC talks about the tools needed for a progressive feminist future.
Global Justice Center Blog
Check out a press release of GJC urging all member states and civil society groups to write to President Obama to lift restrictions on abortion.
CEDAW Committee Incorporates Legal Recommendations citing to Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000) on Women, Peace and Security and Security Council Resolution 1820 on Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict
The Irrawaddy mentions the Global Justice Center and their stance regarding the imprisonment of Zayar Thaw in an article titled "Hip-Hop Performer among Latest Victims of Court Crackdown."
Unlawful Convictions of Burmese Political Prisoners are Crimes Against Humanity – U.N. Security Council Should Refer Burma to the International Criminal Court
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - November 19, 2008
[NEW YORK, NY] - Certain judges in Burma, acting under the orders of Chief Justice U Aung Toe and Senior General Than Shwe, are themselves criminally liable as co-conspirators to crimes against humanity for their acts in “trying” and “convicting” 60 political activists last week. “These acts are the latest from the junta which uses the judiciary as one of its key weapons to commit grave crimes,” says Global Justice Center President Janet Benshoof. Judges including those listed below are criminally culpable and must be referred to the International Criminal Court.