“Engendering Counter-Terrorism: Gender and Human Rights Perspectives on National Security”

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 03/01/2013
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Location
John Jay College of Criminal Justice

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Please join us for a seminar with Jayne Huckerby on the topic of “Engendering Counter-Terrorism: Gender and Human Rights Perspectives on National Security.”

Jayne Huckerby is co-editor of the volume “Gender, National Security and Counter-Terrorism: Human Rights Perspectives” (Routledge, 2012); author of “Women and Preventing Violent Extremism: The U.S. and U.K. Experiences” (CHRGJ, 2012); and co-author of “A Decade Lost: Locating Gender in U.S. Counter-Terrorism” (CHRGJ, 2011). She was previously Research Director (2005-2011) and Adjunct Professor of Clinical Law (2009-2011) at the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice at New York University School of Law. She has also served as a legal expert to a number of U.N. agencies and special procedures in the areas of gender, counter-terrorism and national security policy; women in conflict prevention, conflict, and post-conflict contexts; gender equality and constitutional reform, particularly in the post-Arab Spring context; anti-trafficking; gender budget initiatives; and violence against women. She holds a BA.LLB (Hons 1) from the University of Sydney and a LL.M. from New York University.