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Prof. Frances Raday 

Prof. Frances  Raday  

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Director, Concord Center for Integration of International Law in Israel and Head of the School's Graduate Programs. Prof. Raday is also a Prof. Emeritus of the Elias Lieberman Chair in Labour Law at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. She has an honorary professorship at University College London and is doctor honoris at the University of Copenhagen.

 

Prof. Raday is a Mandate Holder of the OHCHR, in the Working Group on Discrimination against Women; she was previously an Expert Member of the UN Committee for the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women.

 

Prof. Raday is the author of numerous academic books and articles on human rights, labour law and feminist legal theory. She has been a visiting professor at: Oxford University, University of Copenhagen, University of Tulane, University of Southern California, University of East Africa, Dar-A Salaam; and had a research appointment at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law.

 

Frances Raday is Chair of Israel’s Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s Advisory Council; she was the founding chair of the Israel Women's Network Legal Center. She has acted as legal counsel in precedent setting human rights cases in Israel’s Supreme Court, including employees' rights in transfer of enterprises, inventors' rights to patents, freedom of association and collective bargaining, Palestinian employees' class action for full National Insurance rights, women’s constitutional rights to equality in religious ritual at public sites (Women of the Wall) and sex discrimination in retirement age.

 

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