Riane Eisler is President of the Center for Partnership Systems and Editor-in-Chief of the Interdisciplinary Journal of Partnership Studies. Internationally known as a systems scientist, conference keynoter, consultant, and attorney working for the human rights of women and children, she is the author of groundbreaking books such as The Chalice and the Blade: Our History, Our Future, The Real Wealth of Nations: Creating a Caring Economics, and Nurturing Our Humanity: How Domination and Partnership Shape Our Brains, Lives, and Future. She holds a JD from the University of California, Los Angeles. In recognition of her work for a more equitable, peaceful, and sustainable future, she has received honorary PhDs and peace, humanitarian, and human rights awards.
Contribution to GTI Roundtable Human Rights
We need to expand human rights theory and practice to include human rights violations in the private sphere, especially against women and children.