June 14, 2024 Supporting International Advocacy to Advance the Rights of Women

The Program on Law and Society in the Muslim World submits joint report on gender-based violence and legal discrimination in Kuwait.

Afrooz Maghzi in light purple blazer outside of Wasserstein Hall at Harvard Law School

June 10, 2024 Afrooz Maghzi Talks to Harvard Law Today about Human Rights Lawyering in Iran

Attorneys have been vital to these ongoing campaigns for human rights, despite decades of suppression by the government — including threats of arrest, imprisonment, surveillance, and worse.

Nujeen Mustafa reading from her book.

November 20, 2023 From War to Freedom in a Wheelchair: A Syrian Refugee’s Story of Survival

On October 24, 2023, Nujeen spoke about her memoir at Harvard Law School. Nujeen’s book talk humanized the war in Syria and highlighted the importance of viewing human rights through an intersectional lens.

Harvard Law School building with banners

September 01, 2023 Program Newsletter September 2023

We are pleased to welcome our students and visiting fellows to campus and to share with you our line-up of fall events, as well as some updates of what previous staff and fellows have been doing.