Angela Davis’s Speech at the Women’s March

“At a challenging moment in our history, let us remind ourselves that we the hundreds of thousands, the millions of women, trans-people, men and youth who are here at the Women’s March, we represent the powerful forces of change that are determined to prevent the dying cultures of racism, hetero-patriarchy from rising again. “We recognize … Continue reading Angela Davis’s Speech at the Women’s March

On the Job! Legal Officer, Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice, The Hague (deadline 8 March)

The Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice is an international women’s human rights organisation that advocates for accountability for gender-based crimes through the International Criminal Court (ICC) and domestic mechanisms, including through the participation of women in peace-building and formal peace negotiation processes. The organisation works with women most affected by each of the armed conflict … Continue reading On the Job! Legal Officer, Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice, The Hague (deadline 8 March)

Go On! International Conference on Women’s Human Rights & Gender Equality

Stockholm University announced open registration for Suffrage Now! An International Conference on Gender and Democracy, which will be held on August 13-24, 2021, online or on site at Stockholm University. The conference aims to initiate and present research on the introduction of women’s suffrage in Sweden and its consequences in a comparative and global perspective.  Click here for … Continue reading Go On! International Conference on Women’s Human Rights & Gender Equality

Go On! Empirical Methods in Legal Research Lecture: Assessing Women’s Access to Justice

Leiden University announced open registration for a lecture on measuring women’s access to justice in the Empirical Methods in Legal Research series on February 25, 20201 at 11:00AM (CET). This lecture will be given by Teresa Marchiori, a Professor at American University who has worked on women’s access to justice and women’s empowerment with the … Continue reading Go On! Empirical Methods in Legal Research Lecture: Assessing Women’s Access to Justice

Go On! “Women’s Voices in the International Judiciary” Public Lecture Series

The SNF-funded project “Diversity on the International Bench: Building Legitimacy for International Courts and Tribunals”, led by Professors Neus Torbisco-Casals and Andrew Clapham, is launching a monthly public lecture series on “Women’s Voices in the International Judiciary,” beginning in March. The series aims to engage the audience in discussing issues of gender and other intersecting forms … Continue reading Go On! “Women’s Voices in the International Judiciary” Public Lecture Series

On the Job! Director, Women’s Rights Program in New York

On the Job! compiles interesting vacancy notices, as follows: ► Applications are welcome from candidates holding a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study or equivalent experience/ education in challenging barriers to gender equity for the position of Director of the Woman’s Right Program (WRP) of the Open Society Foundation (OSF) in New York.   The holder of this position … Continue reading On the Job! Director, Women’s Rights Program in New York

Messages from the More than Half a Million Marchers in DC

My husband and I flew to DC the day before the march on a plane packed full with other march-goers.  Friends who stayed in Vermont participated in the Sister March held on Saturday in the state capitol, Montpelier, where the State police estimate there was a crowd of nearly 20,000 — in a town whose total … Continue reading Messages from the More than Half a Million Marchers in DC