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  • New Hearings Announced in Genocide Case Against Myanmar at World Court

    The International Court of Justice will soon hold hearings in The Gambia’s case against Myanmar for the 2017 genocide of the Rohingya. The hearings — the first since last year’s military coup — will consider Myanmar’s “preliminary objections” to the case.

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  • The U.S. Can’t Be a Global Leader on Democracy While Banning Abortion at Home

    GJC Legal Advisor Elena Sarver penned an op-ed for Ms. Magazine on President Biden's recent Summit for Democracy and how its credibility hinges on protecting abortion rights at home.

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  • Amicus Brief - The Prosecutor v. Dominic Ongwen

    Along with Amnesty International and Women's Initiatives for Gender Justice, we filed an amicus brief in the International Criminal Court's first-ever prosecution of the crime of forced pregnancy.

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  • Statement on UN General Assembly Decision to Reject Myanmar Junta's Bid for Representation

    We joined Progressive Voice and ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights to praise the UN's decision to reject the military junta's bid for official credentials.

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  • GJC's New Strategic Framework

    We just launched our strategic framework, which will guide all of our work for the next 5 years. It encompasses both our overall programmatic goals as well our guiding principles, including our vision, mission, and theory of change.

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Power, not pity

human rights through rule of law
  • Who we are

    We are lawyers and advocates who specialize in international law for the purpose of advancing gender equality and human rights.

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  • What we do

    We work for peace, justice, and security by enforcing international laws that promote gender equality and human dignity.

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  • How we work

    GJC works towards building a global rule of law grounded on enforceable law guarantees for human rights & gender equality.

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