U.N.’s Coomaraswamy Gives Lecture at IPJ
|Event Start Date||2011-05-09|
Inside USD -- Radhika Coomaraswamy, U.N. special representative for children and armed conflict, is the final speaker for the 2010-11 Joan B. Kroc Distinguished Lecture Series. She will address challenges in protecting boys and girls affected by armed conflict.
Radhika Coomaraswamy, United Nations special representative for Children and Armed Conflict, will address the many challenges in protecting boys and girls affected by armed conflict during her 7 p.m. appearance at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice Theatre tonight.
Coomaraswamy, a lawyer by training and formerly the chairperson of the Sri Lanka Human Rights Commission, served previously as U.N. Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women (1994 to 2003), in which she reported to the United Nations Commission on Human Rights on violence in the family, violence in the community, violence against women during armed conflict and the problem of international trafficking. She has served as a member of the Global Faculty of the New York University School of Law and has published widely, including two books on constitutional law and numerous articles on ethnic studies and the status of women. (Full Story)
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