The Avon Global Center for Women and Justice at Cornell Law School works with judges, legal professionals, governmental and non-governmental organizations worldwide to improve access to justice and eliminate violence against women and girls. For more information, visit www.womenandjustice.org.
The Dorothea S. Clarke Program in Feminist Jurisprudence brings legal scholars to Cornell Law School who specialize in women’s issues in the law. The Program is made possible through the kind generosity of Dorothea S. Clarke and her husband, Jack G. Clarke. Dr. Cynthia Grant Bowman serves as the current Dorothea S. Clarke Professor of Law.
Submissions from 2014
Sexual Violence by Educators in South African Schools: Gaps in Accountability, University of the Witwatersrand. Centre for Applied Legal Studies, Cornell Law School. Avon Global Center for Women and Justice, and Cornell Law School. International Human Rights Clinic (May 1, 2014)
Submissions from 2013
Women in Prison in Argentina: Causes, Conditions, and Consequences, Cornell Law School. Avon Global Center for Women and Justice, Defensoría General de la Nación (Argentina), and University of Chicago. Law School. International Human Rights Clinic (May 1, 2013)
Submissions from 2012
The Legal Revolution in American Women’s Rights—and the Problems that Remain, Sonia Pressman Fuentes (October 24, 2012)
"They are Destroying our Futures": Sexual Violence Against Girls in Zambia's Schools, Women and Law in Southern Africa Trust-Zambia, Cornell Law School. Avon Global Center for Women and Justice, and Cornell Law School. International Human Rights Clinic (October 1, 2012)
Submissions from 2011
From Protection to Punishment: Post-Conviction Barriers to Justice for Domestic Violence Survivor-Defendants in New York State, Tamar Kraft-Stolar, Elizabeth Brundige, Sital Kalantry, Jocelyn Getgen Kestenbaum, Avon Global Center for Women and Justice at Cornell Law School, and Women in Prison Project (Correctional Association of New York) (June 1, 2011)
Combating Acid Violence in Bangladesh, India, and Cambodia, Sital Kalantry and Jocelyn Getgen Kestenbaum (January 1, 2011)
Submissions from 2009
The Beginning of the Second Wave of the Women's Movement and Where We Are Today: a Personal Account, Sonia Pressman Fuentes (April 22, 2009)