PUBLICATIONS

"Time for the Equal Rights Amendment", N.Y.U. Review of Law & Social Change, June 2019


"Congress should join the campaign for constitutional equality", The Hill, April 30, 2019


"A call to arms for the inspiring women activists on the front lines", NYT/Women in the World, March 8, 2018


"The Time Is Now For The Equal Rights Amendment", Forbes, March 7, 2018


"Unbelievably, women still don't have equal rights in the Constitution", Los Angeles Times, January 5, 2018


"Donating Wisely on Giving Tuesday", Huffpost, November 28, 2017


"Ending FGM is only possible if we empower girls", NYT/Women in The World, October 11, 2017


"Too Little Aid Money is Reaching Grassroots Women’s Organizations", NewsDeeply, July 31, 2017


"When will the U.S. catch up with global trend on prostitution laws?", HuffPost, June 28, 2017


"Integrating  Women's Rights Into the Work of the Human Rights Committee,"  co-authored with Elizabeth Evatt, in La Lucha Por Los Derechos Humanos  Hoy: Estudios en Homenaje a Cecilia Medina Quiroga, Tirant Lo Blanch,  Valencia 2017


"Female genital mutilation is also a US issue", CNN, April 21, 2017


"Afghanistan has experienced bloodiest year since 2001 and we could have prevented it", Reuters, March 22, 2017


"Opinion: It's time for donors to embrace women's equality. Here's how." devex, March 8, 2017


"Why are women not included in Peacebuilding efforts", thestar.com, January 4, 2017


"How to end gender violence? Give money to visionary local groups", The Guardian, December 2016 

Equal Means Equal, The New Press, 2015 


"Amnesty International Says Prostitution is a Human Rights, but its Wrong", The Guardian, July 29, 2015


"ERA? Yes!  A New Push for Sex Equality," Women's Media Center (WMC) Features, April 9, 2015


“The Hobby Lobby Shock: it’s high time for an Equal Rights Amendment,” The Guardian, July 11, 2014 (co-authored with Liz Holtzman)


“The World Cup and the johns,” The International Herald Tribune, April 11, 2006 


“Give the U.N.’s Reins to a Woman,” The Washington Post, March 15, 2006


“Inequality  Before the Law: Holding States Accountable for Sex Discriminatory Laws  Under the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination  Against Women and Through the Beijing Platform for Action,” Harvard Human Rights Journal, Volume 18, Spring 2005


“Globalization: A Strategic Advance for Feminism?” Sisterhood is Forever, ed. By Robin Morgan, Washington Square Press, 2003


“Women and Peace and Security: The Implementation of U.N. Security Council Resolution 1325,” Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy, Volume 9, Summer 2002


“Sex Discriminatory Laws: A Challenge to the Integrity of International Law,” Human Rights, ABA Section of Individual Rights and Responsibilities, Vol. 29, No. 3, Summer 2002
 

“The Rifle and the Veil,” The New York Times, October 19, 2001 (co-authored with Jan Goodwin)


“From  Seneca Falls to the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Universal Declaration  of Human Rights - Gauging the Campaign for the Human Rights of Women,” ILS Journal of International and Comparative Law, Vol. 5, No.2, Spring 1999


“The Role of Activism in the Enforcement of International Human Rights Law,” Women and International Human Rights Law, ed. Kelly D. Askin & Dorean M. Koenig, Transnational Publishers, 1998
 

"Bringing Women’s Rights Back into the Human Rights Movement," Human Rights Dialogue, Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs, 1997


"INS Judges Reject Female Genital Mutilation as a Form of Persecution,"  American Society of International Law Human Rights Interest Group Newsletter, Volume 6, No. 1, Winter 1996 


"A Test of Canada's Gender Equality," Christian Science Monitor, November 18, 1992
 

"Violence Against Women Knows No Borders," USA Today, August 11, 1992


"Towards A Gender Based Approach to Human Rights Violations," Whittier Law Review. Vol. 9, No. 3. 1987


South Africa: A Trial in Ciskei, The Case of Reverend Makhenkesi Arnold Stofile et al. Oct 1987, AI 53/29/87


South Africa:  Prisoners of Conscience Detained Under the State of Emergency, Sept 1987, AI AFR 53/23/87


"Human Rights and the Health Professions," International Health News.  Volume 8, Number 1, January, 1987