Riane Eisler is President of the Center for Partnership Studies and Editor-in-Chief of the Interdisciplinary Journal of Partnership Studies. Internationally known as a systems scientist 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 and The Real Wealth of Nations: Creating a Caring Economics. In recognition of her work, she has received honorary PhDs and peace and human rights awards. She holds a JD from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Contribution to Roundtable on 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.