The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, on November 25th, marked the beginning of the "16 Days of Activism" campaign to end gender-based violence. The 16th day falls on December 10, or Human Rights Day. Read this related UNHCR news story and Refugees International blog entry.
Applicants sought for teaching fellowship in the Refugee and Human Rights Law Clinic at U.C. Hastings, with joint placement at the Center for Gender & Refugee Studies (CGRS). Apply by 15 January 2010.
The First Annual Interdisciplinary Conference on Human Trafficking, held 29-31 October 2009, will be posting papers and conference proceedings on the Univ. of Nebraska's Digital Commons space. A summary of the plenary speech by Kevin Bales is provided here.
A Workshop on International Legal Cooperation in Trafficking in Persons Cases was held in Bangkok, 23-25 November. More information is available, including a brief report of the gathering.
Every Single Woman: A comparison of standards for women in the asylum system with standards for women in the criminal justice, prison and maternity systems in the UK (Women's Asylum Charter, Dec. 2009) [text]
Peril or Protection: The Link Between Livelihoods and Gender-based Violence in Displacement Settings (Women's Refugee Commission, Nov. 2009) [text]
- Human Security Gateway's resources relating to "gender and armed conflict" [access]
- IDMC's Internally Displaced Women page [access]
- Refworld's Gender Equality and Women page [access]
- ReliefWeb's Policy & Issues section on "gender" [access]
- Women's Asylum News issues [access]
On this blog, items relating to gender-based persecution, human trafficking, and women.
In the Researching Forced Migration guide, items relating to human trafficking and women.
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