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Make My Case Count!

Make My Case Count!

By Jessica Lenahan at 3:45pm
My name is Jessica Lenahan and I am a survivor of domestic violence and an advocate for battered women and children. Six years ago, I turned to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), an international tribunal responsible for promoting and protecting human rights throughout the Americas, because the justice system in the United States had abandoned me. Today, IACHR issued a landmark decision in my case that found that the United States violated my human rights and those of my three children, Rebecca, Katheryn, and Leslie.

Protection From Domestic Violence Is a Human Right

By Jessica Lenahan at 9:44am

My name is Jessica Lenahan and I am a survivor of domestic violence. This afternoon I will make my second appearance before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights in Washington, DC. The IACHR is responsible for promoting and protecting human…

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