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Strengthening Global Gender Justice 

June 25, 2024

Insights from the High-Level Expert Group on Gender Persecution and Gender Apartheid and their approval of the Latest Report of the UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Afghanistan.

 

Is AI-Facilitated Gender-Based Violence the Next Pandemic? 

May 6, 2024

The rise of deep fakes and other AI-generated misinformation presents a direct threat to women’s freedom, writes Rangita de Silva de Alwis.

International & Comparative Law, IP & Technology Law 

The Sexualized Dimensions of Torture in the Independent International Commission of Inquiry Report on Ukraine and Survivor-Centric Justice 

April 8, 2024

The scale of conflict-related sexual violence has created a new public reckoning on the sexual dimension of torture in Ukraine and other parts of the world.

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

‘Climate Change Is a Man-Made Problem with a Feminist Solution’ 

March 8, 2024

Hayley Fitzgerald-Smith L’24 and Dorothy Ayitey LLM’24 share their reflections on Rangita de Silva de Alwis’ remarks at the 87th session of the CEDAW.

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

Feminization of Poverty and Women’s Leadership 

March 8, 2024

Rangita de Silva de Alwis encourages UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) 2024 anti-poverty policymakers to “give women’s leadership and decision-making a fresh look.”

Gender, Leadership, & the Law, International & Comparative Law, Research and Scholarship 

Putting Women Back in the Game 

January 17, 2024

Students from Rangita de Silva de Alwis’s class on women, law, and leadership have produced a report exploring issues affecting women’s equality in sports.

Gender, Leadership, & the Law, Research and Scholarship 

Special Advisor to the UK Parliamentary Committee on Gender Apartheid 

January 11, 2024

Rangita de Silva de Alwis will also help guide draft language on gender apartheid on General Recommendation 40 of the Committee on the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) treaty.

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

Sexual Violence as a Tactic of War 

December 22, 2023

“If we take gender justice out of the criminal justice system, we are left with a system that only serves the criminal,” writes Rangita de Silva de Alwis.

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

Examining the UN Secretary General’s Independent Assessment of Afghanistan Submitted to the Security Council Under Resolution 2679 of 2023 

December 4, 2023

“At the heart of the gender equality project,” writes Senior Adjunct Professor of Global Leadership Rangita de Silva de Alwis, “is the full and equal right to education of women and girls.”

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

Addressing Bias in AI 

September 18, 2023

In “Policy Lab: AI and Implicit Bias,” students propose solutions to address intersectional bias in generative AI.

IP & Technology Law, Research and Scholarship