Women's Initiatives
for Gender Justice

Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice works globally to ensure justice for women and communities affected by armed conflict and an independent and effective International Criminal Court.
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Incidents of conflict-based sexual violence documented

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Participants in post-conflict recovery & reintegration activities

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Women received medical treatment for conflict-related rape

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Participants in legal, SGBV advocacy & outreach events in the last four years

 

About
Us

Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice is an international women’s human rights organisation that advocates for gender justice through the International Criminal Court (ICC) and through domestic mechanisms, including peace negotiations and justice processes.
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What
We Do

We work with women and communities most affected by armed conflict with a focus on countries with situations under investigation by the ICC. Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice currently works in Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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The Hague Principles
on Sexual Violence

Meaningfully addressing sexual violence starts with understanding all forms of sexual violence. Over the course of 2019, over 50 civil society organisations came together to bring the voices of survivors to the forefront of discussions about addressing sexual violence. Input from more than 500 survivors but also civil society, legal practitioners, academics, and policy makers to create The Hague Principles on Sexual Violence, consisting of

  1. The Civil Society Declaration on Sexual Violence;
  2. International Criminal Law Guidelines on Sexual Violence;
  3. Key Principles for Policy Makers on Sexual Violence.

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