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Eight key moments in International Criminal Court history

As the Rome Statute enters its 19th year with 124 countries now party to the International Criminal Court’s (ICC’s) founding treaty, the success of the ICC and Rome Statute system of international justice is more crucial than ever before as … Continue reading

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The long road to gender justice

In this latest contribution to our 20th anniversary blog series When hope and history rhyme, Brigid Inder, executive director of Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice, reflects on the fight to prosecute sexual and gender-based crimes through the International Criminal Court (ICC) system of international justice.

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#GlobalJusticeWeekly – Report spurs UN action against peacekeeper sex abuse

The United Nations (UN) announced new measures aimed at curbing sexual abuse by peacekeepers this week amid allegations that UN troops in the Central African Republic (CAR) committed rape and other abuses.

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#GlobalJusticeWeekly – An all female ICC presidency

This week, Judge Silvia Fernández de Gurmendi of Argentina was elected ICC president, the first woman to ever hold the position. Judges Joyce Aluoch of Kenya and Kuniko Ozaki of Japan were elected first and second vice president.

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Make gender justice happen this International Women’s Day

The world is facing an increasing number of new armed conflict situations, all characterized by widespread sexual and gender-based violence. Gender crimes, rape and other forms of sexual violence are near endemic to conflict and are intentionally used as tools … Continue reading

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