Humphrey Fellow Vered Windman to Present on “Corporal Punishment as an Infringement of Children’s Rights in Israel

Humphrey Fellow Vered Windman is the Deputy Director and Senior Legal Advisor for the Israel National Council for the Child (NCC) in Jerusalem. Her responsibilities include advising on legal issues concerning children’s rights, preparing and presenting petitions to the High Court of Justice, representing children in court, advocating in parliamentary and governmental committees, and responding to children’s rights issues in the media.  On February 10, Ms. Windman will present on corporal punishment as an infringement of children’s rights. Ms. Windman will discuss the innovative approach Israel has taken and will encourage the audience to consider corporal punishment from a human rights perspective.

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