Past SIT events from 2011-12

Reproductive Rights in Nepal: From Criminal Abortion Ban to Government Funding

October 27, 2011


  • Melissa Upreti, Regional Director for Asia, Center for Reproductive Rights

Sex Work, Trafficking and the Difference: What you can't learn from the media

November 3, 2011


  • Kate Mogulescu, Staff Attorney and Coordinator of Trafficking Victims Legal Defense & Advocacy Project, Legal Aid Society
  • Penny Saunders, Steering Committee Member of the Best Practices Policy Project and former Executive Director of Different Avenues

IWHR Haiti Fact-Finding Report Back: IWHR students report their findings and observations

February 16, 2012


  • Lauren Curatolo ('12)
  • Alex Franco ('12)
  • Marlee Deck ('12)
  • Veronica Joya ('12)

New Precedents on Gender and LGBT Rights under International Law: Karen Atala v. Chile

March 29, 2012


  • Lina Cespedes, Professor of Law and Researcher, Department of Jurisprudence, Universidad de Rosario
  • Peter Dunne, Irving R. Kaufman Public Interest Fellow, International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC)

Human Rights Efforts to Advance LGBT Rights

November 8, 2012


  • Jessica Stern, Executive Director, IGLHRC
  • Blakely Decktor ('12), Legal Fellow/Program Officer-Documentation and Advocacy, IGLHRC

Reproductive Rights and Health in South Asia

November 27, 2012


  • Payal Shah, Legal Adviser for Asia, Center for Reproductive Rights
From left: Cynthia Soohoo, Professor of Law and Director, IWHR; Caitlin Borgmann, Professor of Law, CUNY School of Law; and Monica Roa, Director of Programs, Women's Link Worldwide at the 2012 CUNY Law Review Symposium: Rhonda Copelon's Legacy and the Future of International Women's Human Rights. Photo by Bradley Parker.