Project Participants wiht United Nations High Commissioner (2015)
Project Participants United Nations High Commissioner (2015)

The Project’s work has helped develop the prohibition of torture and other ill-treatment to include rape, marital rape, sexual harassment, solitary confinement, the violation of refugee rights, and discrimination for any reason including sexual orientation. The Project also contributed to the development of the extensive obligations to provide full redress and reparation to victims and survivors, as detailed in the Committee’s General Comment 3.

The Kovler Project Against Torture takes the learning process beyond the classroom. Kovler Student Scholars Against Torture develop professional skills and knowledge instrumental to effective lawyering in international settings throughout a process of making key contributions, under guidance of the faculty, to the sessions of the UN Committee against Torture (UN CAT).