Join the Center in Mexico City this September for a conference on gender equality and gender-based violence. Activists, practitioners, scholars, and judges will discuss innovative approaches to break the cycle of violence against women. Read more
Promoting Human Rights through Teaching, Scholarship, and Service.
AUWCL established the Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law as part of its long-standing commitment to international human rights and the rule of law. For over 25 years, the Center has worked with students, faculty and the international legal community to provide support for human rights initiatives in the U.S. and around the world through teaching, scholarship and service. The Center engages in exciting innovations in human rights education and advocacy by way of training, complementary education, outreach, workshops and conferences, and research and publications. All Center programming promotes the value of service, thereby grounding the Center as a core resource to the NGO community and a bridge between academia and civil society.
Macarena Sáez, Faculty Director
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What's New At The Center
Resulting from the Center's International Finance and Human Rights Project, Prof. Danny Bradlow, Motoko Aizawa and Margaret Wachenfeld have released their newest article, "International Financial Regulatory Standards and Human Rights: Connecting the Dots." Read more
The Center is currently seeking research assistant(s) for its grant-funded pilot project which seeks to improve the nomination and election process of commissioners and judges in the Inter-American Human Rights System. J.D. and LL.M. students are welcome to apply. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and early applications will be prioritized. Read more
Prof. Saez has won the Innovation in Pedagogy Award, which recognizes exceptional creativity and innovation in instruction, including but not limited to, the use of technology. She teaches in the areas of gender and sexuality, family law, comparative law, and the international human rights. She is also the faculty director for AUWCL’s Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law. Read more