Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH)

Domestic War Crimes Prosecution: From the Organization of Security and Cooperation in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Courts and prosecutors’ offices in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) have been...
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Global: A Declaration of Commitment to End Sexual Violence in Conflict

Over two thirds of all members of the United Nations have endorsed the Declaration of Commitment to End Sexual Violence in Conflict. The Declaration contains a set of...
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DRC: Baraza Courts

South Kivu, like most places in the world, experiences a myriad of small-scale local crimes, However, ongoing conflict in Eastern DRC has has resulted in a lack of access to judicial response and many of these disputes are...
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Colombia: Justice + Peace Law

In 2005 under the presidency of Alvaro Uribe Velez, the Colombian Congress passed Law 975, also known as the Justice and Peace Law. It was created specifically to facilitate the trials of paramilitary and guerrilla leaders...
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IMP: Colombian Women + Peace

Colombia is currently enduring one of the longest internal conflicts, with fighting paramilitary groups, guerrilla groups, and drug wars lasting over a 60-year period.  This civil war has led to the creation of many organizations striving to end...
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Colombia Peace Talks

In October 2012, Peace Talks began in Havana, Cuba between the Colombian government and the largest and longest-running guerilla group, the FARC (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia). The Peace Talks agenda focuses on resolving six issues...
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The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

THE COMPREHENSIVE STRATEGY ON COMBATING SEXUAL VIOLENCE IN THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: In response to UNSC Res 1794, MONUC with the support... 
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DRC: Legal Assistance 

The ABA Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI) and HEAL Africa have partnered to operate a legal clinic within the hospital, ensuring that survivors of attack can have direct access to legal professionals while receiving medical treatment. This is...
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Global: Medical Tools to Assist Physicians Gather Evidence of Sexual Violence in Conflict

Physicians for Human Rights MediCapt training.

Physicians for Human Rights MediCapt training.

 

 

MediCapt is a mobile application, under development by the Program on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones at Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), to help clinicians more effectively collect, document, and preserve forensic medical...
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DRC Legal Resources: Dynamique des Femmes Juristes

Congolese national law provides a strong framework for protection against sexual violence in conflict and domestic situations. As in all countries experiencing conflict, implementation of rule of law can be challenging... 
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DRC: Mixed Court Overview

The Democratic Republic of Congo has a long history of violence, including war crimes, genocide, and crimes against humanity. The judicial system has tried to effectively pursue trials for those responsible, which has been an ongoing challenge since 1990...
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