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A Brief History of International Law

October 29, 2010

The legal tools now in the hands of international bodies have changed drastically in the past century. From the Geneva Conventions to the passage of United Nations Resolution 1325, women’s rights under international law have emerged as a major policy priority.

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  1. Erin Kenny says:

    This is a great tool. As someone who does a lot of lecturing and training on the issue of women, war and peace, this could be useful to present in my classrooms. There’s one typo (Geneva Conventions) and one omission (SCR 1960, which resulted in the appointment of a Special Representative to the Secretary-General on Conflict-related Sexual Violence – Margot Wallstrom). Thanks for this work!

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