Public Lecture: 'Gender Equalitiy in Global Perspective'

ALLA (WA) members may be interested in attending a free public lecture by Professor Catharine A. MacKinnon - 'Gender Equality in Global Perspective'.

Professor MacKinnon is a professor of law at the University of Michigan and Harvard Law School. She practices law, consults both nationally and internationally on legislation, litigation and activism, works with NGO groups working to end human trafficking,  promote sex equality rights for women.

Catharine A. MacKinnon has been at the forefront of sex equality legal advocacy and has been influential in defining sexual harassment in America and Canada as well as the recognition of rape as an act of genocide.

Law Librarians will be interested to know that Professor MacKinnon is among the most widely-cited legal scholars in the English language and the most widely-cited woman.

The free event is scheduled for Monday, 16 February 2015 at the University of Western Australia. Booking a place is essential.

For more information about the lecture, and to find out how to RSVP see the UWA Faculty of Law News and Events.


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