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

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


Celebrating 42 Years of the Penn Carey Law European Society 

The Penn Carey Law European Society (PCLES) is a vibrant and diverse community of LLM and JD graduates from around the world.

Eric Feldman and Jawad Moradi

Helping At-Risk Scholars Escape Danger 

Prof. Eric A. Feldman worked to ensure the safety of former Visiting Scholar Jawad Moradi from Afghanistan.

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

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.

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

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.

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Feminization of Poverty and Women’s Leadership 

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.”

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A Passport to American Legal Practice 

About 20 percent of Penn Carey Law’s LLM class participate in the Optional Practical Training (OPT) program after graduation.

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Special Advisor to the UK Parliamentary Committee on Gender Apartheid 

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.

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How Will Philadelphia Finance Climate Change? 

Although cities will need $5.4 trillion annually through 2030 to combat climate change, they are currently receiving just 1% of those funds, writes Prof. Bill Burke-White.

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Sexual Violence as a Tactic of War 

“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.

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

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International Law at the Department of Justice 

As an extern with the Department of Justice, Olivia Rosenzweig L’23 worked on projects in the Office of Foreign Litigation and the Office of International Judicial Assistance.

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