GALA - Gender And Law Association

Member Profiles - Hadar Harris

Executive Director, Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law
American University Washington College of Law, Washington, DC

Ms. Harris is an international human rights attorney specializing in civil and political rights, gender equality, fighting impunity for torturers, and domestic implementation of international norms. In 2002, she worked in Armenia, creating and piloting an implementation methodology for an assessment tool for national compliance with CEDAW and has subsequently consulted on implementation of the tool around the world. Ms. Harris was also a member of the Planning Committee for the Women and International Law Program's Gender and Legal Education in India project.