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The Principles of State Responsibility and Systemic Intimate Violence

International Law Discussion Group

22nd April 2010

Participants:


Professor Bonita Meyersfeld, Associate Professor of Law, School of Law and Head of Gender, Centre for Applied Legal Studies, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Liesl Gerntholtz, Director of the Women's Rights Division, Human Rights Watch

Chair:

Rt Hon Lord Woolf

Bonita Meyersfeld, international lawyer and academic, will launch her book Domestic Violence and International Law (Hart Publishing). Professor Meyersfeld will argue that systemic intimate violence is an appropriate concern for international law and will discuss important recent legal developments at the UN, European, inter-American, and Pan-African levels. Liesl Gerntholtz will respond from the perspective of a practitioner working on these issues at one of the world's leading human rights organisations.

To RSVP please email internationallaw@chathamhouse.org.uk stating your name and professional affiliation.

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