• UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria Confirms It's Genocide

    Report says genocide is on-going and non-killing, gendered crimes of genocide being committed.

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  • Gender Equality Network & Global Justice Center Submit Shadow Report

    On Myanmar for the 64th Session of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women.

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  • GJC Leads the Way on Women's Rights in War at World Humanitarian Summit

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  • "We must not let the Geneva Conventions remain mired in the patriarchal mud of their origins."

    Watch Janet Benshoof speak in Istanbul at the World Humanitarian Summit.

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  • Obama Administration Exploring Prosecuting ISIS for Genocide

    Read a Q&A from GJC attorneys on ISIS, Genocide and International Law

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  • "We want to send out a strong message that rape is no longer a trophy of war."

    Read Legal Director, Akila Radhakrishnan's, blog post about gender and genocide.

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  • ISIS Crimes of Genocide

    Read GJC President Janet Benshoof's Letter to the Editor in the New York Times

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