Our readers in the United Kingdom and environs might be interested in the following event, at London's Chatham House, on international law and intimate violence:
The Principles of State Responsibility and Systemic Intimate Violence, Wednesday, 22 September 2010, 17:00 to 18:30.
► Professor Bonita Meyersfeld, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, School of Law and Head of the law school's Gender, Centre for Applied Legal Studies, who will: argue that systemic intimate violence is an appropriate concern for international law; survey important recent legal developments at the UN, European, inter-American, and Pan-African levels; and discuss her new book on this subject, Domestic Violence and International Law (2010).
► Gauri van Gulik (left), Women's Rights Division, Human Rights Watch, who will respond from the perspective of a practitioner working on these issues.
To register, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org