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Executive Director’s blog series: Sexual violence in conflict

Sexual violence against women and girls in conflict-affected countries is being used as a tactic of war, with devastating consequences for women across the globe.

Monday، 11 December، 2017

Horrific Accounts of Sexual Violence against Muslim Rohingya ‘Just Tip of the Iceberg’ – UN

Human Wrongs Watch 28 September 2017 – Warning that the horrific accounts of rape and sexual assault against Rohingya women and girls fleeing unrest in Myanmar could be “just the tip of the iceberg,” the […]

Thursday، 5 October، 2017

Intersex, Outcast – The Limits of Gender at the International Criminal Court

Source: Justice in Conflict by Mark Kersten Laura Nacyte joins JiC for this post on the limited conceptualization of gender in the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. Laura is an MSc graduate of Global […]

Friday، 16 June، 2017

Women Human Rights Defenders in Afghanistan; Activist Toolkit

Dear Human Rights Defender, Amnesty International’s April 2015 Report, Their Lives on the Line: Women Human Rights Defenders Under Attack in Afghanistan, found that women human rights defenders who face mounting violence – including threats, […]

Thursday، 20 April، 2017

Men and Boys Are Victims Of Sexual Violence, Too

ICTJ Something unusual happened on the first day of the public hearings being held by Tunisia’s national Truth and Dignity Commission. Sami Brahim came forward to give personal testimony of having survived sexual violence in […]

Thursday، 20 April، 2017

Writing the Unvoiced: Tunisian Women Break the Silence About Repression

ICTJ  In Tunisia, the Truth and Dignity Commission’s (TDC) public hearings have fundamentally changed discussions around the past. However, many in the country still view transitional justice as a “dream of the revolution:” there remains […]

Thursday، 20 April، 2017

“Things that Money Alone Cannot Buy:” Defining Reparations in Cases of Sexual Violence

ICTJ Cristián Correa /Senior Associate, Reparative Justice Program In my work on reparations around the world, I have seen the suffering of victims of sexual violence committed during armed conflict, political violence, or state repression, as […]

Thursday، 20 April، 2017

Gender-based persecution on the International Criminal Court’s radar

IntLawGrrls JANUARY 6, 2017 / ROSEMARY GREY Sexual and gender-based crimes were high on the ICC’s agenda in 2016 – a trend which looks set to continue this year. In March 2016, the Court handed down its first conviction […]

Saturday، 15 April، 2017


We have witnessed progressive developments regarding the judicial investigation and prosecution of crimes of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV), assumed that it exclusively concerns women & girls. But no!

Saturday، 15 April، 2017