U.S. Female Genital Mutilation Laws

On November 1, 2018, the Women & the Law Program hosted a discussion about the rising number of female genital mutilation (FGM) cases in the U.S. Adriana Buenaventura, Fellow at the Critical Thinking United Program of the AHA Foundation and…

Conflict and Crisis in Venezuela

American University’s Center for Latin American and Latino Studies and American University Washington College of Law’s (WCL) Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law co-presented a panel entitled “Conflict and Crisis in Venezuela: Human Rights and International Responses” on Monday,…

Gender Parity in the UN Human Rights Council

Chilean Ambassador Marta Maurás Pérez is a pioneer for gender parity in the UN Human Rights Council (HRC). As the only woman in the 2015 HRC Consultative Group, she was a leader in the Consultative Group’s creation of the 2015 Gender…