City College Downtown: Rights Podcast - EP 22 Gender Persecution: Women and LGBTIQ Persons in Armed Conflicts with CUNY Law's Prof. Lisa Davis
City College Downtown: Rights Podcast - E22: Gender Persecution: Women and LGBTIQ Persons in Armed Conflicts with CUNY Law's Prof. Lisa Davis
This episode features Lisa Davis, Associate Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Human Rights and Gender Justice (HRGJ) Clinic at the CUNY School of Law. Prof. Davis explains the particular vulnerabilities that women and LGBTIQ persons face in contexts of armed conflict, developments in international law concerning gender-based violence, and the crime of gender persecution. Also discussed is the work of the HRGJ Clinic, the stigma of sexual violence and associated challenges, and partnerships with nongovernmental organizations.