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[DC] "Legal Issues Facing Women in Israel" Parlor in Charlottesville, VA with the NIF Law Fellows

Sunday 01 June 2014, 03:00pm - 04:30pm

Join NIF-DC for a special event featuring the NIF Law Fellows, Reut Cohen and Muna Haddad

Sunday, June 1st
3:00 - 4:30 pm
At the home of Prue Thorner

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[image - Reut Cohen]

Reut Cohen is a feminist, human rights activist and lawyer from Haifa. She has written extensively on legal issues related to gender, law and politics and served as the deputy editor of Law & Government, University of Haifa's Faculty of Law Review Journal. As a student at University of Haifa, she co-founded a Jewish-Arab group to challenge discriminatory student union policies and started a feminist blog Reuma to provide feminist perspectives on pop culture. She took a leadership role in the 2011 Israeli social justice protests in Haifa as well as in the local LGBTQ community's struggle for recognition and funding from the municipal government.

[image - Muna Haddad]

Muna Haddad is a Palestinian-Israeli lawyer from Nazareth. She studied law and psychology at the University of Haifa (2008). During that time she worked as a research assistant to the Dean of Research and worked at WAC-MA'AN, a workers' advice center. Muna interned at the civil department of the Northern DA's Office and then worked as an attorney at a private law office. She obtained an LL.M degree in Commercial Law from Tel Aviv University (2012) and volunteered at Aswat - Palestinian Gay Women. After realizing that human rights law is her true passion, Muna volunteered at a human rights NGO in Ghana.

Location : Charlottesville, VA
Contact : Jessica Simon: or 202-513-7870