Launch of Reintegration Policy

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In November 2016, a policy brief was launched by the Justice and Reconciliation Project (JRP) and the Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice on the reintegration of children born of war. The policy brief  highlights the challenges for women who have …

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Legal Internship

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The Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice is seeking candidates for a Summer 2017 Legal Internship, based in our Office in The Hague. Interested applicants are encouraged to review the description of the position and the desired qualifications carefully here. The …

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What the Girls Say

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Girls leaving armed groups in the Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are often rejected by their families upon their return home, finds What the Girls Say, a new report by Child Soldiers International. The report, released on the …

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Historic War Crimes Decision

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On this year’s International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, we are pleased to celebrate a landmark and visionary decision by the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on the commission of sexual violence in …

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I Am Not Who They Think I Am

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I Am Not Who They Think I Am tells the story of two women out of the tens of thousands abducted by Joseph Kony and his Lord’s Resistance Army in the early 2000s. After eight years being used as sex …

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Recruitment: Finance Officer

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If you’re a smart, capable, fun, English-speaker (additional languages are also welcome, especially French, Arabic and Dutch), with a keen sense of humor and great finance and accounting skills, familiar with and/or appreciative of the non-profit sector, and you’re looking …

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Wamare Institute Graduation

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Last Saturday, the Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice completed the inaugural Wamare Institute for 32 young women, most of whom had been formerly abducted by the LRA militia group and all of whom had suffered harm and loss as a …

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Women breaking the mold

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  On International Women’s Day the Coalition for the ICC profiled 10 female justice activists who are breaking the mold. Read about women justice advocates in Colombia, the Philippines, Lebanon, Mali, the Ukraine and more here. Adriana Maria Benjumea Rua  …

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Wamare Institute Launch

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On International Women’s Day we are delighted to share with you the forthcoming launch of our new programme in northern Uganda, the Wamare Young Women’s Institute. Wamare means ‘love one another’ in Luo, one of the local languages of northern …

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