The Prosecution of Sexual Violence in conflict: The Importance of Human Rights as Means of Interpretation.

Monday, January 1, 2007
Patricia Viseur Sellers

This paper considers the evolution of the prosecution of rape under international law, to look at the human rights framework and to consider the approach in relation to the experience of women who had participated in the formal justice system. The objective is to assess whether it brought justice for the individual women who were courageous in coming forward, or whether it delivered international justice in definition only.

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