Justice Rising Blog Archives: October, 2013

World Justice Forum IV Panel | Open Discussion with UN on Role of Rule of Law in Peace & Security, Development, and Human Rights

WJP Staff | 10/21/2013

At World Justice Forum IV, the Executive Office of the United Nations Secretary-General lead a consultation with Forum participants for the purpose of informing the UN General Assembly on the views...

International Day of the Girl: Who's Missing?

Stephanie Ortoleva, esq | 10/15/2013

The United Nations designated October 11 as International Day of the Girl, with a focus on Education during the 2013 observance.  But as I read many well-written and strong feminist posts on...

Aware Girls: Interview with Gulalai Ismail

WJP Staff | 10/15/2013

Gulalai Ismail set up Aware Girls at the mere age of 16 when she realized that women and girls needed a platform to voice their rights. It has been 10 years since the establishment of Aware Girls,...

International Day of the Girl Child Highlight: The GUERREIRASPROJECT

Caitlin D. Fisher | 10/11/2013

Team Leader of The GUERREIRASPROJECT (GP), Ms. Caitlin D. Fisher was a speaker on the “Sport and the Rule of Law” panel during World Justice Forum IV. Focusing on gender education and rights training...

An Interview with Dr. Isidore Starr, Father of Law-Related Education

Nathan Nanfelt | 10/08/2013

At the age of 101, Dr. Starr is a living legend. He has been a life-long advocate for law-related education, first integrating law into his high school civics class in 1934. Dr. Starr is a well-...