Lisa Davis

Lisa Davis is a Legal Advisor for MADRE and an Associate Professor of Law for CUNY Law School.

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"It continually places local organizations, and the women and girls who seek their services, in danger of torture or death."(Photo: Karim Sahib/AFP/Getty Images) Views
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Survivors Need Shelter, But Shelters Need Legal Protection In Iraq
One night last fall, an armed group in Iraq raided a women’s shelter run by a local women’s group. Men armed with assault rifles kidnapped a member of their staff for ransom and forced the women’s group to negotiate for release. This prohibition prevents survivors from accessing life-saving...
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