Sexual violence against men and boys in times of conflict or repression is alarmingly common— and takes a markedly consistent form across contexts in terms of how it affects victims and societies as a human rights violation that is taboo to talk about. It has been committed in all cultures, geographic regions, and time periods. Today, while some of the silence surrounding the issue of sexual violence against women is being broken, unfortunately effective measures of justice and redress are still not understood or applied in ways that can support male victims.

Date published: 
Thu, 12/08/2016 - 07:00


Ce rapport offre une compréhension de la situation actuelle et dresser un état des lieux des poursuites engagées et jugements intervenus dans le traitement judiciaire de la crise postélectorale en Côte d’Ivoire. Il identifie les obstacles juridiques et politiques aux poursuites nationales, et les possibles solutions à élaborer pour répondre aux défis examinés.

Date published: 
Tue, 06/21/2016 - 13:31


This report offers analysis of the current situation regarding the judicial handling of cases related to the post-election violence in Cote d’Ivoire. It looks at existing legal and political challenges within the domestic proceedings and suggests possible solutions.

Date published: 
Tue, 06/21/2016 - 13:19


Le rapport ci-joint, rédigé par l’ICTJ et la Fondation Kofi Annan, explore les postulats courants sur les raisons qui ont conduit à la création des commissions de vérité dans le sillage des conflits armés, et les facteurs les plus probables qui ont mené à leur succès – ou leur échec.

Date published: 
Wed, 04/13/2016 - 08:28


This manual was created as part of the Framework Cooperation Agreement between the International Center for Transitional Justice and the Attorney General’s Office, with the aim of providing technical assistance to the National Unit for Analysis and Context (UNAC) and supporting the development of protocols, procedures, and methodologies related to the investigation and analysis of system crimes in Colombia.

Date published: 
Sun, 06/01/2014 - 11:49


This report explores many of the issues and challenges likely to be faced by those considering a public apology as a form of reparation for victims of serious human rights violations.

Date published: 
Mon, 12/28/2015 - 14:48


This study provides expert financial and operational analysis and information to help facilitate the establishment of an Independent National Commission for the Missing and Forcibly Disappeared in Lebanon, as envisaged in a draft consolidated bill now before the Lebanese Parliament.

Date published: 
Wed, 01/27/2016 - 10:00


This educational tool for educators and mentors is designed to help teach young people in Kenya about difficult periods in Kenyan history and foster discussion on issues of justice, democracy, leadership, and their role as Kenyan citizens.

Date published: 
Thu, 11/19/2015 - 09:00


This report, part of a joint research project by ICTJ and UNICEF on the intersections of education, transitional justice, and peacebuilding, explores how a transitional justice framework can help to identify educational deficits relating to the logic of past conflict and/or repression and inform the reconstruction of the education sector.

Date published: 
Tue, 11/17/2015 - 09:00


This report examines the unique, enduring consequences of conflict-related sexual violence in northern Uganda, focusing specifically on the impact of the lack of accountability for sexual crimes leading to motherhood on girls and women, and on the children they bore as a result of violations.

Date published: 
Tue, 10/27/2015 - 10:34