Taking a Closer Look at Transgender Human Rights

Thursday, March 28, 2019
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM (ET)
LIB Cherry Room (Room 200 2nd floor Library)
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Speaker Event
International Law Society
Student Groups

This year, for its annual Human Rights Day event, New England Law | Boston is fostering an important discussion about transgender human rights.

The event will feature experts who can speak to the challenges the transgender community faces on a domestic and international scale:
  • Kaden Mohamed, a member of the Steering Committee for the Massachusetts Transgender Coalition, will discuss issues facing the transgender community.
  • William Berman, a clinical professor of law at Suffolk University, will share his recent research concerning discrimination against the transgender community.
  • Bruno Rodriguez Reveggino, a Peruvian international lawyer and former advisor to the president of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, will discuss how transgender individuals are protected within the inter-American human rights system.
Sponsored by the school's Center for International Law and Policy, the International Law Society, and OUTLaws, as well as the Boston Coalition for the Inter-American Human Rights System. Refreshments will be served.

This event is free and open to the public—please share and help us spread the word!


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