Frances Raday

Frances Raday

Frances Raday is professor emerita of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and president of Concord Center for International Human Rights in Israel at the Haim Striks School of Law, Colman College of Management Academic Studies (COLMAN), and formerly served as special rapporteur for the UN Human Rights Council and as an expert member on the UN CEDAW Committee.


The Importance of Realizing 1325 in Israel: A Challenge Against All the Odds
Israel’s failure to adopt a National Action Plan to implement Resolution 1325 demonstrates a policy of indifference to the need to act to achieve equality for women, which is particularly egregious in the context of the ongoing armed conflict.
Changing the Mindset: Equalities Across the Occupation Lines
The full realization of gender equality is imperative because women can shift the paradigm from military to human security and from victimhood to inclusive humanity and transform the unequal power dynamics of Israel-Palestine relations.
Israel’s Anti-Liberal Legislative Trends: A Guide for the Perplexed
The current anti-liberal legislative trend has been shored up by government rhetoric and administrative action which threaten to restrict the power of the media and the gatekeepers of the law enforcement system.
Review Power of Israel’s High Court of Justice with Regard to the Settlement Legalization Law
The power of the Court to review the constitutionality of legislation such as the Settlement Legalization Law is an essential part of democratic governance, as is NGOs' standing to petition for judicial intervention.
The Impact of the Intifada on Human Rights in Israel
Despite efforts by the Supreme Court, there has been a decline in the status of human rights in Israel, particularly for the Israeli-Palestinian minority.

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