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Climate Change And Gender Justice

Friday, Mar 2, 2018

This symposium presents scholarship examining the intersection of climate change + gender-based disparities. This work considers the impact of climate change on child marriage, public health, economic mobility = domestic abuse. By shining a light on the ways in which climate climate change exacerbates inequality, this symposium supports a proactive, inclusive approach to climate change and gender justice. Featured scholarship includes:

"Examining the Relationship Between Climate Change and Child Marriage: Case Studies from Banglades and Mozambique," Heather Bar, Senior Researcher, Women's Rights Division - Human Rights Watch; Katharina Rall, Researcher, Environment and Human Rights Division - Human Rights Watch; Christie McLeod, Founder + Managing Director - Human Rights Hub Winnipeg

"Raping Indian Country," Sarah Deer, Professor, International & Interdisciplinary Studies - Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies, School of Public Affairs + Administration - University of Kansas + Elizabeth A. Kronk Warner, Professor of Law; Associate Dean, Academic Affairs; Director, Tribal Law & Government Center -University of Kansas

"Creative Destruction: Zika and (Alleged) Bodies of Contagion," Amanda de Lisio, Economic + Social Research Council (ESRC) Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Bournemouth University; + Caroline Fusco, Associate Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology + Physical Education - University of Toronto

Co-Sponsors: The Earth Institute, the Center for Gender & Sexuality Law, Empowering Women of Color, Columbia Law Women's Association, Environmental Law Society, Queer and Trans People of Color, OutLaws, Columbia Law Feminist Society, Columbia Journal of Environmental Law, Columbia Journal of Race and Law, and Columbia Human Rights Law Review.

Date: Friday, March 2, 9 - 11 AM

Location:Colubia University Law School, Jerome L. Greene Hall, 435 West 116 Street

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