My Domestic Violence Monitoring Mission to Montenegro

By Angela Liu, Dechert LLP “Domestic violence is a “style of communication between the parties.”  It is the “victim’s choice . . . to be communicated to her with violence.” My jaw dropped. I then quickly pulled myself together from a momentary state of shock as I listened to a mediator in Montenegro matter-of-factly explain … Continue reading My Domestic Violence Monitoring Mission to Montenegro

Nevertheless, She Persisted

In Homer's epic poem  The Odyssey, Telemachus instructs his mother Penelope: "Go back to your quarters… Speech will be the business of men, all men, and of me most of all, for mine is the power in the household.”   The role of women in society has clearly progressed since the days of Homer.  Indeed, … Continue reading Nevertheless, She Persisted