Experts on Female Suicide Bombers, Terrorist Networks, Human Rights Law to Discuss Impact of Terrorism on Women at Rutgers–Newark Law School March 6 Symposium
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Newark, NJ – The Rutgers School of Law–Newark Women’s Rights Law Reporter, the country’s oldest legal periodical to focus exclusively on women’s rights law, will explore the intersections of gender and terrorism at its March 6 symposium entitled “The Gender Dimensions of Terrorism: How Terrorism Impacts the Lives of Women.” The morning keynote address will be given by Brooklyn Law School Professor Susan Herman, President of the American Civil Liberties Union. International law expert Karima Bennoune, Professor of Law and Arthur L. Dickson Scholar at Rutgers School of Law–Newark, will deliver the afternoon keynote.
The symposium is free and open to the public. To register, email email@example.com. Complete program information is available at http://www.pegasus.rutgers.edu/~wrlr/Symposium.html.
|What:||“The Gender Dimensions of Terrorism: How Terrorism Impacts the Lives of Women,” annual symposium sponsored by the Women’s Rights Law Reporter|
|Who:||Keynote: Susan N. Herman, President of the ACLU (10:15 – 10:45 am)Panel I: What Is Terrorism (11 am – noon)|
Tom Parker, Policy Director, Terrorism, Counterterrorism and Human Rights, Amnesty International USA
Dr. Beverly Gage, Department of History, Yale University
Vincent Warren, Executive Director, Center for Constitutional Rights
Panel II: How Terrorism Impacts Women’s Human Rights (noon – 1 pm)
Keynote: Professor Karima Bennoune, Rutgers School of Law–Newark (2 – 2:30 pm)
Panel III: Women’s Roles in Terrorist Organizations (2:45 – 4 pm)
|When:||9:30 am – 4:00 pm, Friday, March 6, 2009|
|Where:||Rutgers School of Law–Newark|
Media Contact: Emily Anderson
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