Saturday, August 14, 2010

Go On! State Responsibility & Intimate Violence

(Go On! is an occasional item on symposia and other events of interest)
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, stating your name and professional affiliation. Members should include their membership number.

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