GJC in the News

MADRE, "When Will the US Ratify the Women's Rights Convention?"

MADRE quotes GJC President Janet Benshoof as she explains how the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee aims to weaken the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) by including a set of conditions that jeopardize access to reproductive health. 

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Far Eastern Economic Review, "A Letter to Ban Ki-moon"

The Far Eastern Economic Review published a letter to Ban Ki-moon written by GJC President Janet Benshoof and U Aung Htoo, in which they urge the Secretary-General to address the violations of international humanitarian law that have been ignored by Myanmar.

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Chances Improve for Ratification of CEDAW

Women Under Siege quotes GJC President Janet Benshoof on the issue of U.S. ratification of CEDAW with the 2002 reservation on abortion intact, which would prevent women from accessing reproductive health services. 

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A 'Clean' CEDAW

The Nation quotes Janet Benshoof, President of the Global Justice Center, on reproductive justice and CEDAW. 

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