This year's Fourth Annual Women & Justice Conference was held at the UN Headquarters in New York, NY on December 10-12, 2013. This year's topic was "State Responsibility for Eliminating Violence Against Women: The Due Diligence Principle and the Role of Judges" (click here to read the UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women's report on due diligence).
During the conference, the Avon Foundation for Women announced an additional $600,000 grant to continue the work of the Avon Global Center. Please visit our "Avon Global Center in the News" page for more conference related stories.
The conference was sponsored by the Avon Global Center for Women and Justice at Cornell Law School, the Avon Foundation for Women, the Virtue Foundation, the Dorothea S. Clarke Program in Feminist Jurisprudence at Cornell Law School, and the University of Miami School of Law Human Rights Clinic.