Lunchtime Seminar April 20, 2012 (52:46 min.)
The Arab Spring was a powerful reminder of the global community we live in today and the importance of transnational idea sharing.
November 18, 2010 (32:42 min.)
Rangita de Silva-de Alwis, S.J.D., Director of International Human Rights Policy Programs at the Wellesley Centers for Women, leads a unique project that brings together women leaders from countries governed by Muslim Law.
February 28, 2008 (61:31 min.)
Rangita de Silva-de Alwis, LL.M., S.J.D., senior advisor on international programs at the Wellesley Centers for Women, examined the recent revisions to the Women's Law in China through the lenses of some exciting new developments in gender-based lawmaking in Asia, and explored to what degree human rights norms and transnational connections have informed those legal transformations and how much of this is translated into actual practice.
November 5, 2009 (33:48 min.)
In this talk, Rangita de Silva-de Alwis, LL.M., S.J.D., will discuss her use of four innovative pilot projects launched in Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, and Nepal as the lens to explore how the womenâs rights and disability rights agendas intersect as a way to create a new paradigm based on a more holistic reading of the human rights framework.