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Avon Global Center in the News

Report: U.S. Military Sexual Assault Victims Threatened With Violence, 'Friendly Fire'
Reality Check, May 20, 2015

The US Military's Sexual-Assault Problem Is So Bad the UN Is Getting Involved
Mother Jones, May 14, 2015

Annual Avon Global Center Women and Justice Conference Discusses Women, Prison and Gender-Based Violence
Cornell Law Spotlight, May 1, 2015

Ghana's Justice Mavis Kwainoe Participates in Judicial Conference on Women, Prisons, and Gender-Based Violence           
Modern Ghana, April 28, 2015

Faculty Panel Provides Insights on Pursuing a Career in Human Rights
Cornell Law Spotlight, April 23, 2015

Chief Justice of Ghana Discusses Women's Access to Justice
Cornell Daily Sun, April 21, 2015

Resolving to Stop Domestic Violence
WRFI Community Radio, April 17, 2015

SUPREME COURT NOTEBOOK: Female Justices Honor O'Connor
ABC News, April 16, 2015

SUPREME COURT NOTEBOOK: Female Justices Honor O'Connor
The Washington Post, April 16, 2015

Female Supreme Court Justices Unite in Tribute to Sandra Day O'Connor
Legal Times, April 15, 2015

Ithaca and Tompkins County's Domestic Violence Human Rights Resolutions: A Step in the Right Direction
Brenden Kelsey McKim's Blog, March 27, 2015

Domestic Violence Resolution Passed by Local Legislators
Ithaca Week, March 23, 2015

Help Prevent Re-Victimizing Victims of Sexual Violence
GhanaWeb, March 14, 2015

All Must Help Prevent Re-Victimizing Victims of Sexual Violence-Ghanaian Magistrate Tells UN Panel
Modern Ghana, March 13, 2015

Ending Sexual Assault in the U.S. Military: Finding Paths Forward
Human Rights at Home Blog, March 10, 2015

Experts: Small Percentage of Rapes Lead to Trials, Fewer Still to Convictions
Ithaca Voice, February 3, 2015

Domestic Violence Resolution Presented at City Administration
Ithaca.com, January 28, 2015

With 100s of Domestic Violence Cases a Year, Tompkins Gov. Takes Step Forward
Ithaca Voice, January 13, 2015

Acid Attacks: Mere Legislation Won't Do
Livemint, January 9, 2015

Acid Sales in Delhi's Retail Market Continue
Livemint, January 2, 2015

Acid Attacks: When Supreme Court On Your Side Is Not Enough
Livemint, December 31, 2014

Cornell Law Students Help Tompkins County become Fourteenth Locality to Declare Freedom From Domestic Violence a Human Right
Cornell Law Spotlight, December 8, 2014

A Student Perspective on Human Rights Advocacy
Human Rights at Home Blog, December 5, 2014

UN Committee Reviews US on Police Brutality and Gender-Based Violence
Feminist Newswire, November 14, 2014

Sandra Park Develops A Domestic Strategy for Gender Justice
Cornell Law Spotlight, November 10, 2014

Barely Legal: Sexual Violence in the U.S. Military
Cornell Daily Sun, October 31, 2014

Podcast Talk of the Town: Joanne Joseph and Carolyn Matos, Global Gender Justice Clinic: Freedom from domestic violence
WVBR 93.5 FM, October 25, 2014

Barely Legal: A Human Rights Approach to Domestic Violence
Cornell Daily Sun, October 17, 2014

Law Students Write Handbook on Zambia Juvenile Justice
Cornell Chronicle, September 15, 2014

Cornell Law Students Write Handbook on Juvenile Justice in Zambia
Cornell Law Spotlight, September 9, 2014

Handbook on Juvenile Law to Guide Judicial Officials
Zambia Daily Mail, August 12, 2014

Ndulo Bemoans Inadequate Juvenile Reform Facilities
The Post, August 7, 2014

We Need More Specialised Juvenile Detention Facilities
Times of Zambia, August 6, 2014

Cornell University 'National Treasure' Points to Poverty as Root of World's Turbulence
Diverse, June 23, 2014

Molesters Hardly Held Accountable
iol news, May 24, 2014

Abused Pupils Out in the Cold
The New Age, May 22, 2014

Sexual Violence by Educators in South African Schools
NAPTOSA Gautteng News Flash, May 21, 2014

Pupils Face Rapist Teachers Every Day
La Gazzetta del Sud Africa, May 18, 2014

International Law Programs Prepare Students for a Global Career
US News and World Report, May 14, 2014

School Sex Goes Unpunished
The New Age, May 14,2014

Teacher Unions Condemn Sexual Abuse of Learners by Teachers
SABC News Radio Interview, May 13, 2014

Report Reveals Sexual Abuse in Schools on the Rise
OFM, May 13, 2014

Pupils Face Rapist Teachers Every Day
TimeLIVE, May 12, 2014

Sex Abuse by Teachers Up
The Herald (South Africa), May 12, 2014

Rapists Teach Our Children
Sowetan, May 12, 2014

Report on Sexual Violence in Schools
Press Release from Legal Resources Centre, May 9, 2014

Acid Violence - A Most Horrific Denigration of Women
PLOS Blogs, April 22, 2014

How Military Sexual Assault Victims are Taking the Fight for Justice International
Think Progress, March 27, 2014

Ex-U.S. Military Personnel Petition International Tribunal over Sexual Assault
Thomson Reuters Foundation, March 25, 2014

Exclusive: Victims of Military Sexual Assault Appeal to Human Rights Panel
Al Jazeera, March 20, 2014

Panel Discusses Violence Against Native American Women
Cornell Daily Sun, March 13, 2014

At Annual Conference, Cornell's Avon Center for Women and Justice Receives $600,000 Commitment from Avon Foundation
Cornell Law Spotlight, January 13, 2014

Press Release from Justice Anita Allen on the 2013 Women & Justice Conference

What's Behind the Wave of Acid Attacks in Italy
Huffington Post Impact Blog, January 1, 2014

Domestic Abuse and Human Rights
The Crime Report, December 12, 2013

Gender Based Acid Attack Continue in Italy
Women News Network, December 11, 2013

Ethiopian Human Rights Activists Visit Cornell
The Ithacan, October 28, 2013

Justice Imman Ali Speaks on Child Marriage in Bangladesh
Cornell Law Spotlight, October 18, 2013

Visiting Professor Offers a Response to Human Trafficking
Cornell Law Spotlight, October 4, 2013


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