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).
Prof. Rangita de Silva de Alwis Elected to Represent Sri Lanka on the UN Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women: Columbo Gazette
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
For Solbraekke, the interdisciplinary philanthropy program offers a chance to test and flex her leadership skills.
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
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.
‘Women, Law, and Leadership’ students advocate for change during ’16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence’
Student leaders from across the globe joined delivered remarks on the vital status of women’s rights activism today.