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…

Situation of Violence against Women in the Americas

Commissioners: Felipe González, Tracy Robinson, José de Jesús Orozco Henríquez, Dinah Shelton Participants: Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL), Comite de America Latina y el Caribe para la Defensa de los Derechos de la Mujer (CLADEM), Plataforma Interamericana de Derechos…

Situation of Human Rights of Women in Colombia

Commissioners:  Felipe González, José de Jesús Orozco Henríquez, Tracy Robinson, Rose-Marie Belle Antoine, and Elizabeth Abi-Mershed (Assistant Executive Secretary) Petitioners:  Corporación Sisma Mujer State:  Colombia “In Colombia, there are eight victims of domestic violence every hour, one victim of sexual…