LLM 364G

Gender, Children & International Law

2 Unit(s)

This seminar will examine key legal issues related to women and children within the international context and the relevant responses designed by international law. Each week we will look at current international issues such as gender discrimination, violence against women, women’s violence, religious or traditional practices, including female genital cutting and forced child marriages, abortion, sex trafficking and prostitution, women in peace building, women’s land and property rights, child labor, child soldiers as well as other war crimes affecting women and children in hostilities.