Seminar - 2 hours. Satisfies Advanced Writing Requirement. This seminar will provide an overview of the international legal and institutional system for the protection of women’s human rights. We will look at the material both from an academic perspective and from the point of view of the practitioner. Particular areas of focus will include the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), violence against women, sexual and reproductive rights, women’s economic rights, and the work of women’s human rights defenders, as well as the impact of religious fundamentalisms and of terrorism and counter-terrorism on women.