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Commentaries provide expert analysis of cases and/or issues critical to understanding the development of international law with respect to sexual and gender-based violence. The commentaries may signal to users important institutional contexts in which the case was decided, the effect the case has (or has not had) on subsequent cases, or other noteworthy aspects of the case. They may also frame issues in the context of broader feminist discussions within the field of international criminal law more generally.

Investigation and Prosecution of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence by the International Criminal Court: Mandate, Good Policy or Both?

The following remarks were presented by Susana SáCouto, Director of the War Crimes Research Office, on February 1, 2012, at a conference hosted by the the War Crimes Research Office and the Women and International Law Program at American University entitled “Addressing Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Conflict and Post-Conflict Settings: National and International Strategies.” […]

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The DRC Rape Crisis: Perception, Misperception, & Unintended Consequences

The following remarks were presented by Laura Seay on February 1, 2012, at a conference hosted by the the War Crimes Research Office and the Women and International Law Program at American University entitled “Addressing Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Conflict and Post-Conflict Settings: National and International Strategies.” Today I want to discuss the question […]

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Creating a More Effective Public Health Response to the Effects of Violence, Terror and Instability

The following remarks were presented by Harvard University’s Jocelyn Kelly on February 1, 2012, at a conference hosted by the the War Crimes Research Office and the Women and International Law Program at American University entitled “Addressing Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Conflict and Post-Conflict Settings: National and International Strategies.” Good afternoon. My name is […]

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