Gender Crimes Jurisprudence in the ICTR
Author: Askin, Kelly Dawn
Source: Journal of International Criminal Justice, Volume 3, Number 4, September 2005 , pp. 1007-1018(12)
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Abstract:Considering the magnitude of rape and other sexual crimes perpetrated during the Rwandan genocide, gender crimes prosecutions at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) have been inadequate so far. Nonetheless, the ICTR case law must be commended for the impulse given, with and after Akayesu, to the criminalization and punishment of gender-related violence. This paper points to the achievements of the ICTR case law in this respect.
Document Type: Research article
Affiliations: 1: * Senior Legal Officer, International Justice, Open Society Justice Initiative; Fulbright 20042005 New Century Scholar on the Global Empowerment of Women; Fellow, Yale Law School. , Email: firstname.lastname@example.org:
Publication date: 2005-09-01
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