Review of the sexual violence elements of the judgments of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, and the Special Court for Sierra Leone in the light of Security Council resolution 1820

The aim of this document is to identify the sexual violence elements of the jurisprudence of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), and the Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL). It offers a comprehensive overview of the various ways that sexual violence in armed conflict can be interpreted and addressed under international law.

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Subject area(s): Peace and security; Conflict, war; Ending violence against women and girls; Rape/sexual assault

Resource type: Issue papers

Resource year: 2010

Publishing entities: Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO)