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Moroccan pioneer in women’s rights to speak on aftermath of Arab Spring

October 23, 2012

Fatima Sadiqi, who founded a women's organization working on family law reforms and women's rights in her native Morocco, will speak on "North African Women's Rights in the Aftermath of the Arab Spring" as this year's J. Jobe Soffa and Marguerite Jacqmin Soffa Distinguished International Visitor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

UW prof’s award-winning ‘Slow Violence’ gives voice to global struggle

October 18, 2012

The cover of Rob Nixon's new book features black smoke, drifting across a dreary cityscape.

Mildred Fish-Harnack Lecture to feature women’s advocate Rashida Manjoo

September 10, 2012

Rashida Manjoo, an internationally recognized lawyer, teacher, and advocate who works to advance women's rights and human rights around the world, will deliver a major lecture at the University of Wisconsin–Madison next week.