Ending Impunity for Perpetrators of Sexual Violence in Conflict (French)

This booklet presents information on how and when sexual violence committed in time of conflict becomes an international crime. Employing a simple question-and-answer format and illustrations, it is designed for those working in the field to assist survivors of sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Among other clarifications, it helps to explain the difference between sexual violence as defined under common law and sexual violence as defined under international law. The booklet is based on training modules developed by ICTJ in workshops held with NGO partners in 2011 and 2013, in Kinshasa and Bukavu.

08/01/2014
ICTJ
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This booklet presents information on how and when sexual violence committed in time of conflict becomes an international crime. Employing a simple question-and-answer format and illustrations, it is designed for those working in the field to assist survivors of sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Among other clarifications, it helps to explain the difference between sexual violence as defined under common law and sexual violence as defined under international law. The booklet is based on training modules developed by ICTJ in workshops held with NGO partners in 2011 and 2013, in Kinshasa and Bukavu.