CGDS Engaged in the Human Rights and Gender Justice Law Clinic’s Experts Covening Series

On March 9th, 2020, CGDS Director, Dr. Choman Hardi, took part in an experts meeting entitled “Reimagining Justice: Ending Impunity for Gender-Based Crimes at the Margins” at the City University of New York- School of Law. The event was sponsored by the Human Rights and Gender Justice (HRGJ) Clinic of CUNY Law School and MADRE. The purpose of the meeting was to further consider what gender is, specifically in regards to conflicts such as that of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and other disputes. Some points of discussion were as follows. The gap between the International and National framework in Gender Justice. The gaps of legal framework and interpretation in regards to Gender. Ideas were also discussed about ways to support grass root movements for change.