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Charlotte Bunch

Charlotte Bunch

Charlotte Bunch is an activist, author, and organizer in women's and human rights movements. Bunch is the founding executive director of the Center for Women's Global Leadership as well as a distinguished professor in the Women's and Gender Studies Department at Rutgers University. Before her work at the Global Center, Bunch was a Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies and a founder of D.C. Women's Liberation and of Quest: A Feminist Quarterly. She has written numerous articles and edited or co-edited nine anthologies, including the Center's reports on the UN Beijing Plus 5 Review process in 2000 and the World Conference Against Racism in 2001. She has published a volume of her own collected work, Passionate Politics: Feminist Theory in Action, and co-authored Demanding Accountability: The Global Campaign and Vienna Tribunal for Women's Human Rights.

Charlotte Bunch is a WMC SheSource expert on humanitarian and international issues. 


Featured Columns

Rhonda Copelon—An Architect of Feminist Human Rights Law

May 18, 2010

When Rhonda Copelon died this month of ovarian cancer, she was 65 and the influence of her ground-breaking legal career could be appreciated around the world. Here, adapted from a tribute at an awards ceremony last year, friend and colleague Charlotte Bunch describes her extraordinary personal and professional contributions. More »