Saturday, August 29, 2015

Student Writing Competition Announced

The  Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law at American University Washington College of Law announces the deadline for submissions for the Fifth Annual International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Student Writing Competition.  The competition is sponsored jointly with the American Society of International Law (ASIL) and the American Red Cross.

The theme of the 2015 Competition is “The Intersection of International Humanitarian Law and Gender.” Papers should focus on ways in which IHL intersects with gender issues, such as the role of women as combatants, the gendered use of sexual violence during times of armed conflict, the impact of  gender stereotyping on international humanitarian law, etc.

The Center asks that we share this information with our students.  A link to the competition website is provided.

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