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International Family Law


Niamh Reilly, Women's Human Rights : Seeking Gender Justice in a Globalizing Age (Polity Press 2009).  Request through the CLICnet catalog.


Susan Deller Ross, Women's Human Rights : The International and Comparative Law Casebook ( University of Pennsylvania Press 2008). Request through the CLICnet catalog.


Gender and Human Rights (Karen Knop ed., Oxford University Press 2004).

UST-LAW Stacks HQ1236.G455 2004.


Articles are available in HeinOnline unless otherwise noted.   

  • Kathryn Abrams, Feminists in international human rights: the changer and the changed, 21 Berkeley J. Intl. L. 390 (2003).

  • Carolyn Patty Blum, Many Roads to Justice for Women, 21 Berkeley J. Intl. L. 191 (2003).

  • Robert Spencer Chesler and Phyllis Chesler, Islam Oppresses Women in Opposing Viewpoints: Islam. (David M. Haugen & Susan Musser eds., Greenhaven Press 2009).  Available in Opposing Viewpoints    

  • Radhika Coomaraswamy,  Reinventing International Law: Women's Rights as Human Rights in The International Community, 23 Commonwealth Law Bulletin 1249 (1997).   

  • Brenton T. Culpepper, Student Author, Missed Opportunity: Congress's Attempted Response to the World's Demand for the Violence Against Women Act. 43 Vand. J. Transnatl. L. 733 (2010).

  • Binaifer A. Davar,  Rethinking Gender-Related Persecution, Sexual Violence, and Women's Rights: A New Conceptual Framework for Political Asylum and International Human Rights Law (Matter Of Kasinga)  6 Texas Journal of Women and the Law 247  (1997). 

  • Elizabeth F. Defeis, Women's Human Rights: The Twenty-First Century, 18 Fordham International Law Journal 1748 (1995.)   Available in HeinOnline.

  • Ruqaiyyah Waris Maqsood, Islam Does Not Oppress Women in At Issue: Islamic Fundamentalism (David M. Haugen ed., Greenhaven Press 2008).

  • Sherrie L. Russell-Brown, Rape as an Act of Genocide, 21 Berkeley J. Intl. L. 350 (2003).

  • Abram L. Seaman, Student Author, Permanent Residency for Human Trafficking Victims in Europe: The Potential Use of Article 3 of The European Convention as a Means of Protection. 48 Colum. J. Transnatl. L. 287(2010).

  • Viviana Waisman, Human Trafficking: State Obligations to Protect Victims' Rights, The Current Framework and a New Due Diligence Standard. 33 Hastings Intl. & Comp. L. Rev. 385 (2010).