Avon Global Center for Women and Justice at Cornell Law School - Green Background

Recent Avon Global Center Events

  • Domestic Violence Advocates Roundtable: On May 28, 2015, the Avon Global Center, together with Columbia Law School's Human Rights Institute, convened a small group of advocates that in different capacities have been involved in passing local resolutions recognizing freedom from domestic violence as a human right.
  • Documentary Screening: India's Daughter.On April 21, 2015, the Avon Global Center for Women and Justice, together with Cornell University's South Asian Council, Panhellenic Association, Interfraternity Council, Multicultural Greek Letter Council, and Women in Public Policy, screened India's Daughter followed by a discussion. 
  • Documentary Screening: Saving Face. On February 5, 2015, the Avon Global Center for Women and Justice screened the Academy Award-winning documentary, "Saving Face," on acid violence in Pakistan which was followed by a debriefing on the topic by Cornell Professor Sital Kalantry.
  • Speaker: Sex Workers at Risk-Criminalization of Condoms. On November 20, 2014, the Avon Global Center for Women and Justice, the Global Gender Justice Clinic and the LGBT Clinic hosted Megan McLemore, Senior Researcher at the Health and Human Rights Division with Human Rights Watch for a talk on human rights advocacy against criminalization of condoms.
  • Documentary Screening: Telling Amy's Story. On October 21, 2014, the Avon Global Center screened the documentary on domestic violence in the US, "Telling Amy's Story," followed by a debriefing by the Advocacy Center of Tompkins County. 
  • Panel: Careers in Law. On February 20, 2014, the Carl Becker House at Cornell University and Avon Global Center organized an event for undergraduate students on legal careers.
  • Panel and Screening: The Invisible War. On November 13, 2013, the Avon Global Center screened the documentary on sexual violence in the US Military, "The Invisible War", followed by a panel discussion. 
  • Panel: Disability and Gender in Ethiopia. On October 24, 2013, the Avon Global Center hosted Wesenyelesh Admasu of the Ethiopian Women with Disabilities National Association and Meseret Mamo Kombolcha of the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission.
  • Speaker: Child Marriage in Bangladesh. On September 30, 2013, the Avon Global Center and Berger Center for International Legal Studies hosted Justice Imman Ali from the Supreme Court of Bangladesh. 
  • Panel: Custodial Violence Against Women. On March 13, 2013, Avon Global Center Executive Director, Elizabeth Brundige, participated in a panel convened by Rashida Manjoo, Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women, during the 57th Annual United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. 

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