Rangita de Silva de Alwis

University of Pennsylvania Law School

Associate Dean for International Programs

Philadelphia, PA 19104

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

6

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284

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Scholarly Papers (6)

1.

Women and the Making of the Tunisian Constitution

Berkeley Journal of International Law (BJIL), Vol. 35, P. 90, 2017, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-24
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 10 Jun 2017
Rangita de Silva de Alwis, Anware Mnasri and Estee Ward
University of Pennsylvania Law School, Administrative Tribunal of Tunisia and University of Pennsylvania, Law School, Students
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Tunisian constitution, Islamic law, political, social and economic rights, participatory drafting, Dignity Revolution, Jasmine Spring, gender inequality, social movements, transitional justice, enabling legislation, civil society

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The Role of Personal Laws in Creating a 'Second Sex'

New York University Journal of International Law and Politics (JILP), Vol. 48, Pg. 1085, 2016, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 16-40
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 19 Oct 2016
Rangita de Silva de Alwis and Indira Jaising
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Lawyers Collective
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Women, India, Family Law, Discriminatory Personal Laws, International Norms, Muslim Personal Laws, Islam, Syrian Christian Laws, Chistianity, Hindu Personal Laws, Hinduism, Personal Law Systems of India, Gender

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Women's Human Rights and Migration: Sex-Selective Abortion Laws in the United States and India

Asia-Pacific Journal on Human Rights and the Law, Vol. 19, p. 69, 2018, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 18-19
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 06 Jul 2018
Rangita de Silva de Alwis
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Law and culture, feminist theory, women’s rights, sex-selective abortion, feminist theory, migration, discrimination, postcolonialism, It’s a Girl: The Three Deadliest Words, reproductive rights

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'Long Past Time': CEDAW Ratification in the United States

Journal of Law and Public Affairs, Vol. 3, p. 16, 2018, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 18-17
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Jul 2018
Rangita de Silva de Alwis and Amanda M. Martin
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy
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International law, Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, CEDAW, United Nations, equal pay, childcare, Ivanka Trump, paid family leave

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Dealing with “Dilemmas of Difference” in the Workplace

Virginia Journal of Social Policy and the Law, Vol. 27, No. 193, 2020, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 21-02
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Jan 2021
Rangita de Silva de Alwis, Sarah Heberlig and Lindsay Holcomb
University of Pennsylvania Law School, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Student/Alumni/Adjunct and University of Pennsylvania Law School - Student/Alumni/Adjunct
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Women & leadership, sex/gender discrimination in employment, promotion, inequality, empirical cross-cultural studies, comparative law & politics, race, intersectionality

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When Law is Complicit in Gender Bias: Ending De Jure Discrimination Against Women as an Important Target of Sustainable Development Goal 5

in Sustainable Development Goals 5th: Gender Equality (Paloma Durán y Lalaguna, Sagrario Morán Blanco, & Cástor Miguel Díaz Barrado eds., Aranzadi 2018), U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 20-47
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Nov 2020
Rangita de Silva de Alwis
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Comparative & international law, human rights, Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, CEDAW, Sustainable Development Goals, SDG, Polygamy, Abortion, Inequality in land, Domestic violence