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Sackler Lecture in Human Rights to focus on gender issues

by Cindy Weiss - October 14, 2008


Charlotte Bunch, Founder and Executive Director of the Center for Women’s Global Leadership at Rutgers University, will deliver the 15th Raymond & Beverly Sackler Distinguished Lecture in Human Rights on Monday, Oct. 20 at 4 p.m. in Konover Auditorium, Thomas J. Dodd Research Center.

Her talk is titled, “Passionate Politics: The Intersection of Gender, Culture, and Human Rights.”

Also a Board of Governors Distinguished Service Professor in Women’s and Gender Studies at Rutgers, Bunch previously was a Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies, a founder of the publication Women’s Liberation, and founder and editor of Quest: A Feminist Quarterly.

She is the author of numerous essays and has edited or co-edited nine anthologies including the Center’s reports on the UN Beijing Plus 5 Review and the World Conference Against Racism.

Her books include two classics: Passionate Politics: Feminist Theory in Action and Demanding Accountability: The Global Campaign and Vienna Tribunal for Women’s Human Rights.

Bunch is a member of the Advisory Committee for the Human Rights Watch Women’s Rights Division and on the boards of the Global Fund for Women and the International Council on Human Rights Policy.

She has been a consultant to many UN bodies and recently served on the Advisory Committee for the Secretary General’s Report to the General Assembly on Violence against Women.





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