Kristin Smith

Kristin J. Smith directs the Atrocity Crimes Initiative, a joint ABA Criminal Justice Section and Center for Human Rights initiative focused on atrocity prevention, response and accountability. Prior to the ABA, she worked on issues of gender equality, reproductive rights and justice for sexual and gender-based crimes at the Global Justice Center in New York. She tweets from @kristinjpsmith.

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“Yazidi Female Survivors Law” in Iraq is groundbreaking but not enough

By: Kristin Smith & Sonali Dhawan

The new “Yazidi Female Survivors Law”, while groundbreaking, is too narrow to address the needs of some of Iraq’s most vulnerable communities.



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