Gender Justice

In 2011, to help open new possibilities, ICTJ initiated a multiyear project—under the name “Addressing the Legacy of Conflict in a Divided Society”— aimed at sparking debate on how to break the cycle of political violence in Lebanon and bring about accountability, the rule of law, and sustainable peace.

9/15/2014

ICTJ President David Tolbert discusses his recent op-ed, "A Wrong Turn for Human Rights," and reflects on Syria, Iraq, Ukraine, and other countries where conflict and human rights abuses are making headlines.

7/23/2014

El ICTJ se acerca a las demandas de tres colectivos especialmente afectados por el conflicto armado en Colombia –las mujeres, los jóvenes y los pueblos indígenas– y su lucha por develar la verdad.

7/8/2014

In this edition of the ICTJ Forum, ICTJ experts discuss developments in Tunisia, where a truth commission—the Truth and Dignity Commission—has recently been created.

12/3/2013

In this episode of the ICTJ Forum series on truth commissions and peace mediation, Betty Murungi shares insight on Kenya’s process of truth-seeking, the role of women who testified before Sierra Leone’s truth commission, and the critical importance of innovating new approaches to meet the needs of women after conflict.

10/16/2013

Leymah Gbowee addresses participants at the conference "Peace Through Law: The Development of an Ideal" in The Hague, Netherlands, August 2013, organized by the International Criminal Court Student Network. (HANNAH DUNPHY/ICTJ)


Leymah Gbowee is a human rights defender who was one of the leading voices in the women’s peace movement that contributed to the end of Liberia’s second civil war. In 2011, she—along with Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Tawakkul Karman—was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for their non-violent struggle for women's rights.

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