Molly Bangs
Tuesday, July 10, 2018

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR) congratulates recent Columbia University alumnus and former ISHR team member Molly Bangs on her new position at The Century Foundation.

Bangs is a 2018 graduate of the Political Science M.A. program with a focus on international relations. Her culminating colloquia project focused on the domestic implementation of international law in post-Arab Spring Tunisia, specifically analyzing the effect transitional justice efforts have had on women's human rights.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

On June 5, 2018, the European Union Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled that the definition of the term ‘spouse’ includes same-sex spouses for the purposes of freedom of movement. By ruling that the term ‘spouse’ is gender neutral, the decision requires all EU member states to recognize and grant residence rights for same-sex spouses on an equal basis.