Now Available! Take Action Kit for the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign
Attention Rutgers Students! Apply now!
Feminist Advocacy for Women's Rights through the United Nations (Spring 2015). The course aims to use the engagement with feminist advocacy praxis as a means for developing critical perspecives on feminist advocacy theory. Course Description; Application; Check out video highlights from previous courses! Special thanks to Srividya Malladi for editing the video!
Douglass Residential College Responds to Gender-Based Violence - 16 Ways to Participate in the 16 Days Campaign
Join Douglass Residential College and CWGL on September 4, 2014 from 4:30-6pm to learn how to participate in the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign. Flyer
Join us on September 17th!
CWGL is pleased to co-sponsor "Yes Means Yes: Battling Rape Culture and Moving Towards a Positive Sexuality," a lecture by Jessica Valenti, founder of Feministing.com and Rutgers alumna, on September 17, 2014 at 8pm in New Brunswick, NJ.
A warm welcome to our new Visiting Global Associate Saba Gul Khattak! Saba has a PhD in Political Science. She has worked as a Member (Social Sector) at the Planning Commission of Pakistan and is the former Executive Director of the Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI). Her research and writings focus on the crossroads of social development, governance, security and conflict from political economy and feminist perspectives. She is the co-editor of the book, "Development Challenges Confronting Pakistan," Kumarian Press (2013), and coauthor of two books: "Subcontracted Hazardous Home-based Work: A study of multiple tiered exploitation," Oxford University Press, (2005), and "Women and Human Security in South Asia: The Cases of Bangladesh and Pakistan." Saba has published several journal articles and numerous book chapters that highlight the need for synergies across a spectrum of economic, social and security policies; she is currently researching conflicts in Pakistan's swat district and tribal areas bordering Afghanistan. To learn more about the Visiting Global Associates program, visit http://iwl.rutgers.edu/programs_vsp_gassociate.html.
Call for peace
In solidarity, CWGL joins women human rights defenders and peace activists in Israel, Palestine, and around the world in calling for an end to Operation Protective Edge, the economic blockade on Gaza, and the occupation of Palestine. Everyone has the right to live free from fear and free from want. Peace, The CWGL Team
New Publications and Videos
- Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms: 20 Years After Vienna
- Video (Keynote Address): Nine minute excerpt featuring Anthony Romero from the ACLU, Radhika Balakrishnan from CWGL, and moderated by LaShawn Jefferson from the Ford Foundation.
- Video (Symposium): Forty-one minute synopsis of the daylong proceedings. Speakers include: Ejim Dike, US Human Rights Network; Noura Erakat, Temple University Beasley School of Law; Norma Maldonado, Asociacion Raxch' och Oxlaju Aj; and Bernedette Muthien, Coalition of African Lesbians.