‘The Uncondemned’ Documentary

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We all have a role to play to #EndRapeinWar. The Uncondemned tells the story of the Rwandan women who shattered silence and stigma with their courage to bring justice for survivors of sexual violence. Visit www.theuncondemned.com to host a screening. …

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2016 Annual Report

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Read our 2016 Annual report to learn about our work with local partners in three conflict-affected provinces of eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and our new programmes with women formerly abducted by the Lord’s Resistance Army in northern …

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Election of six new ICC judges

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In December, six new judges will be elected to the International Criminal Court (ICC) during the Assembly of States Parties (ASP) in New York. With five women judges completing their terms and leaving the ICC bench, only one of the 12 …

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Women’s Rights Advocates in Libya

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Ongoing instability and conflict in Libya has had massive impact on women and Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRDs), as reports the WHRD Coalition in the Middle East and North Africa. A new report, entitled The Status of Women Human Rights …

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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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