Human Rights Group Challenges Uganda’s Polygamy Laws

  The women’s rights organization MIFUMI filed a petition at the Ugandan Constitutional Court on January 28, 2010, asking the court to outlaw polygamy. MIFUMI claims that polygamy violates equality between men and women and leads to violence, abandonment, neglect,…

Red Cross Responds to Haitian Earthquake Victims

Isabelle Daoust visited American University Washington College of Law (WCL) on January 20, 2010 to discuss relief efforts after the Haitian earthquake on January 12, 2010. Ms. Daost, a graduate of McGill University, Faculty of Law, has worked for both…