Rights Talk

E22: Gender Persecution: Women and LGBTIQ Persons in Armed Conflicts with CUNY Law's Prof. Lisa Davis

July 04, 2021 CCNY Downtown
Rights Talk
E22: Gender Persecution: Women and LGBTIQ Persons in Armed Conflicts with CUNY Law's Prof. Lisa Davis
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Rights Talk
E22: Gender Persecution: Women and LGBTIQ Persons in Armed Conflicts with CUNY Law's Prof. Lisa Davis
Jul 04, 2021
CCNY Downtown

This episode features Lisa Davis, Associate Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Human Rights and Gender Justice (HRGJ) Clinic at the CUNY School of Law.  Prof. Davis explains the particular vulnerabilities that women and LGBTIQ persons face in contexts of armed conflict, developments in international law concerning gender-based violence, and the crime of gender persecution. Also discussed is the work of the HRGJ Clinic, the stigma of sexual violence and associated challenges, and partnerships with nongovernmental organizations.   

Show Notes

This episode features Lisa Davis, Associate Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Human Rights and Gender Justice (HRGJ) Clinic at the CUNY School of Law.  Prof. Davis explains the particular vulnerabilities that women and LGBTIQ persons face in contexts of armed conflict, developments in international law concerning gender-based violence, and the crime of gender persecution. Also discussed is the work of the HRGJ Clinic, the stigma of sexual violence and associated challenges, and partnerships with nongovernmental organizations.