Prof. Rangita de Silva de Alwis is member-elect to the expert committee on the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) for the term 2023-2026. She is faculty at University of Pennsylvania Law School. She is also the Hillary Rodham Clinton Distinguished Fellow at the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security. She recieved her S.J.D. from Harvard Law School.
“Expanding the Women Peace and Security Agenda to Protect Women’s Education in Afghanistan and other Geographies of Conflict” U. Pa. J. Int'l L 2022.
Equitable Ecosystem: Addressing Artificial Invisibility in AI, Mich. Tech. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2023).
Goal Five and Gender Equality, in TREATISE ON THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (SDGS) (Oxford Univ. Press, forthcoming 2021).
“Time Is A-Wasting": Making the Case for CEDAW Ratification by the United States, 60 COLUM. J. TRANSNAT'L L. __ (Fall 2021).
Freedom from Violence and the Law: A Global Perspective in Light of the Chinese Domestic Violence Law, 37 U. Pa. J. Int'l L. 1 (2015-2016).
Why Women's Leadership is the Cause of Our Time, 18 UCLA J. INT'L L. & FOR. AFF. 87 (2013). Reprinted in GENDER, POWER, AND LEADERSHIP.
Ogletree, Charles, and Rangita de Silva-deAlwis. 2004. “The Recently Revised Marriage Law of China: The Promise and the Reality.” Texas Journal of Women, Gender, and the Law 13(2)
When Gender Differences Become a Trap: The Impact of China's Labor Law on Women, 14 Yale. J. L. & Feminism 69 (2002) with Charles Ogletree