Seminar on Gender Law and Sexuality in Pakistan

WARWICK-WARWICK-189781904 javaidOn January 23rd, the Centre for Criminal Justice and Human Rights and School of Asian Studies, UCC, will host a seminar on Gender, Security and Islam: Negotiating religion, culture and conflict in Pakistan, with leading international human rights law experts.

Prof Shaheen Sardar-Ali, Professor of Law, University of Warwick and Vice-President UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention will speak on ‘The Dynamics of Family Law Reform in Pakistan: A Gender Perspective’ . Prof Javaid Rehman, Professor of Islamic Law and Human Rights, Brunel Law School will speak on ‘Sexual Minorities and Islamic State Practices: Examining the issue of the rights of LGBT and other sexual minorities in Pakistan’.

 Thursday Jan 23rd, 3-5pm, Venue: Aras na Laoi, Moot Court room (first floor, to the left of the Law Dept reception office).  

This event is supported by an Irish Research Council New Foundations award. All Welcome.