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Introducing myself and my journal: Human Rights Through the Rule of Law

About Me:
The Global Justice Center (GJC) is a unique, non-governmental organization dedicated to enforcing gender parity through international law. The vision of the GJC is a world where the definition of democracy presumes that women are legally entitled to be partners in decision-making processes in government, parliament, cease-fire negotiations, peacekeeping forces, war crimes tribunals, constitution-drafting committees, judicial bodies and non-governmental organizations. The mission of the GJC is to work with global leaders on the strategic and timely enforcement of international equality guarantees.

My Passions:
Forging international legal precedents and model legal strategies; providing democracy advocates, women activists and judges with "on the ground" international law expertise; empowering "law entrepreneurs" to embed gender equality under international law.

My Challenges:
The entrenched political and cultural norms that perpetuate male dominated decision-making bodies; the historical imbalance for women in global governance and political power.

My Vision for the Future:
The realization of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights; as stated in the preamble: "the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world."

My Areas of Expertise:
International Law; Reproductive Rights; Human Rights; Women's Rights

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Fatima Waziri's picture

Hey there! Welcome to

Hey there! Welcome to PulseWire!

Its so exciting having you with us, I am sure you will have a fun time with your new online friends. I know that you will find this to be a positive experience and I encourage you to take advantage of the numerous resources and features available through our vibrant online community.

Welcome again to our global community and I look forward to hearing more from you here on PulseWire!

Peace!
Fatima

Katie McDonald's picture

Welcome to PulseWire

Hello,

Welcome to PulseWire. I think you will find this a great forum to discuss your ideas and the issues that matter to you. We have many resources and groups available, which I encourage you to check out.

You can find the group directory at: http://www.worldpulse.com/pulsewire/groups

If you have questions, feel free to contact me and I will help you make the most of PulseWire.

I would love to hear more about the work you are doing with the Global Justice Centre.

Best wishes,

Katie

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