Out of the Mouths of The Advocates

When Human Rights expert Margo Waterval questioned the delegation from Croatia, I recognized her words; they came directly from The Advocates for Human Rights’ “one-pager.” Astonished, I turned around to look at Rosalyn Park, director of The Advocates' Women’s Human Rights Program; she knew those words, too. The look on her face probably mirrored mine. … Continue reading Out of the Mouths of The Advocates

The Advocates’ Experts at UN’s Commission on the Status of Women’s 58th Session

Work around the world on violence against women featured Women's human rights experts from The Advocates for Human Rights are participating and presenting at the 58th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, being held this week in New York. In conjunction with the session, The Advocates held “Monitoring Implementation of Domestic … Continue reading The Advocates’ Experts at UN’s Commission on the Status of Women’s 58th Session

Stopping Domestic Violence in Croatia: Progress and Challenges

by Rosalyn Park Today, I am in Croatia for the official launch of our new report, Implementation of Croatia’s Domestic Violence Legislation. The report is the result of extensive fact-finding in Croatia to assess how its laws are working to protect domestic violence victims and hold offenders accountable. The Advocates for Human Rights traveled to … Continue reading Stopping Domestic Violence in Croatia: Progress and Challenges