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Global Advancement of Women’s Rights 

August 3, 2022

Professor Rangita de Silva de Alwis was elected to serve as an independent expert on the UN Committee tasked with implementing the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).

Gender, Leadership, & the Law, International & Comparative Law 

Ending Gender-Based Violence 

June 22, 2022

A project initiated at the Global Institute for Human Rights aims to provide relief for survivors of gender-based violence in Brazil – and eventually around the world.

Gender, Leadership, & the Law 

AI & Inequities 

May 11, 2022

Dana Dyer L’22 has authored a trailblazing report shining a light on how AI contributes to racial bias in hiring processes for Black educators.

Ethics, Research and Scholarship, Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion 

AI and Implicit Bias 

April 25, 2022

Veda Handa LLM’22 shares her reflections on the Spring 2022 “Policy Lab on AI and Implicit Bias” with Prof. Rangita de Silva de Alwis.

Cross-Disciplinary, Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion 

Advocating for women’s rights at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School 

March 8, 2022

From pathbreaking coursework to pro bono advocacy, students at the Law School engage meaningfully in the fight to advance women’s rights, both locally and around the world.


Rangita de Silva de Alwis and Perry House Executive Director LaShawn R. Jefferson discuss the UN bill of rights for women 

March 8, 2022

LaShawn R. Jefferson, Executive Director of Perry World House (left) joined Rangita de Silva de Alwis, Associate Dean of International Affairs of the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, in a conversation on global women’s rights.


Meet Lipman Fellow Juni Nyheim Solbraekke LLM’22 

February 22, 2022

For Solbraekke, the interdisciplinary philanthropy program offers a chance to test and flex her leadership skills.


2022 Global Institute for Human Rights offers immersive experience in human rights advocacy 

February 1, 2022

The 2022 GIHR will be held in late May through early June, and applications are now being accepted through April 29.


Simone Hunter-Hobson L’23 calls on the legal community to prioritize Black women’s health in new report 

January 26, 2022

The work is part of a longer report entitled “A Place at the Table,” written by students in Professor Rangita de Silva de Alwis’s “Women, Law, and Leadership” class.

Research and Scholarship 

‘Women, Law, and Leadership’ students advocate for change during ’16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence’ 

December 10, 2021

Student leaders from across the globe joined delivered remarks on the vital status of women’s rights activism today.

Research and Scholarship