Past Events 2015–16

Strategies of Resistance and Hope for Freedom: Women Caught in the Prison System

April 6, 2016

Carol Jacobsen, artist/filmmaker, writer, and political organizer

Brown Bag with GHJP Visiting Fellow Eszter Kismodo - WHO, Gender Expression and Identity and the ICD-11 revision

March 7, 2016

Zika and its Impact on Reproductive Rights

March 8, 2016
Sebastián Rodríguez Alarcón, Legal and Advocacy Fellow for Latin America & the Caribbean, Global Legal Program, Center for Reproductive Rights;
Jennifer Friedman, Associate Director, Abortion and Community Programs, International Planned Parenthood Federation/Western Hemisphere Region;
Dr. Albert Icksang Ko, Professor and Chair of the Department of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases at Yale School of Public Health and Collaborating Researcher at the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Brazilian Ministry of Health

A Conversation with Margaret Huang, Executive Director of Amnesty International USA

February 25, 2016

Fear and Loathing in Health Journalism: How to lose friends and alienate people while covering medical evidence and epidemics

February 22, 2016

Julia Belluz, National Magazine Award-winning journalist covering medicine and public health for Vox.com.

Climate Change and Human Rights

February 17, 2016

Constance Okollet, Chairperson, Osukuru United Women's Network in Eastern Uganda; Representative, Climate Wise Women;
Reverend Lennox Yearwood Jr, President and CEO, Hip Hope Caucus; Founder, People’s Climate Music campaign;
Frances Beinecke, Former President, Natural Resources Defense Council

In Flew Enza: Influenza Vaccines, Past, Present and Future

February 17, 2016

Nancy J. Cox, PH.D (retired) served as the Director of the Influenza Division at the CDC from 2006-2014 and as Director of CDC’s World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology and Control of Influenza from 1992-2014.

From Ferguson to the Federal Reserve: Lawyering Against Racial Injustice and Economic Inequality

December 3, 2015

Ady Barkan, YLS '10, Center for Popular Democracy
Marbre Stahly-Butts YLS'13, ​Center for Popular Democracy
Moderator: Amy Kapczynski (YLS/GHJP)

Brown Bag with GHJP Visiting Fellow Becca Schleifer: “Gender, inequality, poverty: what do drugs have to do with it?”

November 20, 2015


Brown Bag with GHJP Visiting Fellow Susana Fried: “Sustaining Human Rights in Development: Building Gender, Sexuality and LGBTI Programming in a UN Agency”

November 12, 2015

Drug Policy Reform: A Civil Rights Issue in the 21st Century

November 9, 2015

Malik Burnett MD, M.B.A., is a physician advocate, drug policy expert, and civil rights reformer, who organized the campaign to legalize marijuana possession in Washington DC.

Medical Care Under Fire: US bombing of the MSF Hospital in Kunduz: Questions & Consequences

October 28, 2015

Kaz de Jong, Mental Health Advisor, MSF Amsterdam;
Unni Karunakara, International President of Médecins Sans Frontières from 2010-2013; Senior Fellow of the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs at Yale University

Navigating Women's Human Rights at the United Nations: The Case of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

October 15, 2015

Lucinda O'Hanlon, Adviser on Women's Rights Women's Rights and Gender Section Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Poynter Lecture: Maxim Eristavi

October 13, 2015

Panel Discussion - Meeting the Needs of Incarcerated Women: Health Work and Wellbeing

October 6, 2015