The Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law at the Washington College of Law of American University is currently accepting entries for their Human Rights Essay Award 2018. For the current year, the topic of the essay contest is gender violence and human rights law. Articles submitted for review must be a maximum of 35 pages in length with footnotes included and be typed in Times New Roman, 12-point font with double spacing. Writers must hold a law degree and have work experience or an established interest in human rights law. A CV must be submitted with the essay. The winner of the essay contest will receive a scholarship to cover the cost of tuition, travel and living expenses and housing to receive a diploma or certificate from the Program of Advanced Studies on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law.
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