Davis Joins HR2W Expert Panel


11.01.210—Professor Martha Davis was recently invited to become a member of the expert panel of Human Right 2 Water (HR2W), an international water advocacy organization in Geneva that focuses on integrating the human rights to water and sanitation into law, policy and practice worldwide. The expert committee is chaired by Michel Jarraud, secretary-general emeritus of the World Meteorological Organization and former chair of UN Water.

Davis has written widely on human rights, women’s rights and social justice issues. Her most recent books include Covid-19 and Human Rights (Routledge, 2021) (co-editor) and Research Handbook on Poverty and Human Rights (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2021) (co-editor). She is faculty director for Northeastern Law’s NuLawLab and Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy (PHRGE) and leads PHRGE’s efforts to protect and promote the human right to water.

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For more information, contact d.feldman@northeastern.edu.