The International Herald Tribune icluded GJC President Janet Benshoof's comments regarding CEDAW and anti-abortion in article titled "Discord likely over ratifying women's rights pact."
GJC in the News
On The Issues publishes an article by Janet Benshoof, founder and President of the GJC, titled "Twisted Treaty Shafts U.S. Women".
This article shows how the U.S. is lagging behind several countries with women's equality. The CEDAW (Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women) international treaty, already ratified by 185 countries, has yet to be ratified by the U.S. Furthermore, even if ratified eleven reservations have been placed on it, rendering it useless to the equality movement - and possibly even harmful.
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."
International Human Rights Group Lambastes New Burma Constitution For Giving Junta Officers Amnesty for Rape and Other Crimes
Check out a report by Janet Benshoof, Founder and President of GJC, in which she discusses the new Burma constituion and the issues it proposes in respect to disenfranchising women from holding top positions in government.
EU Resolution Urges UK to use Presidency of the Security Council to Refer Burma to the International Criminal Court
Check out a report by Andrea Friedman, Vice-President of GJC, in which she discusses the EU resolution that urges the UK to use its position in the Security Council to refer Burma to the ICC for the injustices committed by the military regime.