• International Committee on Racial Discrimination Calls on US to Protect Abortion Rights

    Recognizing that abortion restrictions violate the International Convention on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, the committee monitoring compliance with the treaty called on the US to protect abortion rights.

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  • Letter: Biden Admin Should Take Steps to Implement Exceptions for Funding of Abortion Services Abroad

    We joined 100+ organizations to urge the Biden administration to end a restrictive interpretation of the Helms Amendment and use foreign aid to fund abortions in cases of rape, incest, and life endangerment.

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  • International Court of Justice Rejects Procedural Objections From Myanmar in Genocide Case

    The International Court of Justice ruled against Myanmar, moving the genocide case against Myanmar forward to the critical merits phase.

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  • Roe is the Past, Human Rights are the Future

    For The Nation magazine, GJC President Akila Radhakrishnan explained how a demand for human rights should led future fights for abortion rights in the US.

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  • GJC's New Strategic Framework

    We just launched our strategic framework, which will guide all of our work for the next 5 years. It encompasses both our overall programmatic goals as well our guiding principles, including our vision, mission, and theory of change.

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Power, not pity

human rights through rule of law
  • Who we are

    We are lawyers and advocates who specialize in international law for the purpose of advancing gender equality and human rights.

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  • What we do

    We work for peace, justice, and security by enforcing international laws that promote gender equality and human dignity.

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  • How we work

    GJC works towards building a global rule of law grounded on enforceable law guarantees for human rights & gender equality.

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