New Pathways to Justice: An International Conference to Stop Violence Against Women in Central America

Date/Time: 
04/07/2011

The Center for Human Rights and Peace Studies at Lehman College, City University of New York, cordially invites you to a conference that will offer participants new ways of understanding contemporary violence in Central America and identify ways to stop violence against women, as well as enhance women's participation in the strengthening rule of law, access to justice and the consolidation of democracy. The workshop will focus on the ways Guatemalan, Salvadoran, and Costa Rican legal practitioners, rights advocates and victims can support one another and advance regional development of rule of law through collaborative advocacy, coalition building and the strengthening of juridical institutions.

Public Conference:
Date: Thursday, April 7, 2011
Time: 9:30 am- 5:45 pm
Location: East Dining Hall, Lehman College, Bronx, NY
Reception following, 6:00pm- 7:30pm, at the Leonard Lief Library, Lehman College

Workshop (by invitation only):
Date: Friday, April 8, 2011
Time: 9:30 am- 5:00 pm.
Location: East Dining Hall, Lehman College
RSVP for the Workshop date April 8th at human.rights@lehman.cuny.edu.

ABOUT THE CENTER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS AND PEACE STUDIES:
The Center for Human Rights and Peace Studies advances social justice and human dignity in an interdisciplinary fashion through active involvement of faculty, students, and community in research and teaching.