Human Rights Brief ~ Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

Washington College of Law, American University ~ Volume 2, Number 1 ~ Fall 1994


Women's Human Rights: A Prospective Look

by Donna Sullivan

New Trend in Addressing Violence Against Women

by Layli Miller Bashir

Prosecutor Goldstone Offers Views on War Crimes Tribunal

by Rochus Pronk

Women's Reproductive Rights Advanced at Conference

by Gabriel Eckstein

Cairo Conference Invokes Empowerment of Women

by Renate Nikolay

WCL Human Rights Clinic Champions Women's Rights

by Angela Collier

MDRI Fosters Dialogue on Human Rights in Psychiatric Institutions at Montevideo Conference

by Eric Rosenthal

Commission Special Rapporteur Grossman Investigates Women's Rights

by Gabriel Eckstein

Round Table Discusses U.S. Ratification of Inter-American Convention on Human Rights

by Nadia Ezzelarab and Brian Tittemore

New WCL Program Explores Women's Issues in International Law

by Ayesha Qayyum

World Bank Inspection Panel Update

by Samir Desai

Point/Counterpoint: Universalism v. Cultural Relativism: The Impact on Women's Rights

Featuring articles by Rachel N. Pine and Azizah al-Hibri, with an introduction by Ayesha Qayyum

Alumnus Profile: Elizabeth Abi-Mershed

by David Hyden

Credits & Copyright Information

The Human Rights Brief is a publication of the Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law in conjunction with the Washington College of Law at American University. No portion of this newsletter may be reprinted without the express written permission of The Human Rights Brief. All correspondence, reprinting requests, and articles proposed for publication may be sent to: American University, Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, Washington College of Law, 4801 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016-8181 Phone (202) 274-4180, fax (202) 274-0783, e-mail:

Directors of the Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law:
Robert Goldman, Claudio Grossman, Herman Schwartz
Executive Director:
Robert Guitteau, Jr.
Gabriel Eckstein
Articles Editor:
Samir Desai
Editorial Board:
Nadia Ezzelarab, Fernando González-Martín, Nicola Hillman, Alejandro Ponce-Villacis, Rochus Pronk, Ayesha Qayyum, Sergio Ramirez, Brian Tittemore
Alumni Board:
Sharon Healey-Scully, Antonio Maldonado, Claudia Martin, Diego Rodríguez, Françoise Roth, Jennifer Susman
Newsletter Staff:
Layli Miller Bashir, Angela Collier, Bina Desai, D. Michelle Domke, Alison Graves, Karen Graziano, David Hyden, Laura A. Langberg, Fatimah Mateen, Renate Nikolay, Dharman Niles, Jessica Roff, Claudio Santorum, Magda Theodate, Maria Rosario Valenciano, Klaus Weigeldt

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