Addressing Sexual Violence Against the Male Gender: A Legal Perspective

By Tamara Frunse, Stephanie Ere Tobi, Sarah Mohammad Occurrences of sexual violence against men and boys are prevalent in situations of armed conflict, yet they remain largely invisible. In recent years, the issue has increasingly attracted a discourse between academics, policymakers, NGOs and civil society. Nonetheless, very few organizations have taken

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PROSECUTING MALE SEXUAL VIOLENCE AT THE ICC: IDEALISM OR REALISM?

By Irene Garofalo 1. Introduction From the 1970s onward, the international community has increasingly given consideration to sexual violence in wartime. In most recent conflicts, including Bosnia and Herzegovina, Rwanda, and Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, sexual violence has been used as a weapon of war aimed at destroying the

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HUMAN TRAFFICKING: A CATCH-22 SITUATION

Interviewer: Beatrice Aureli Editors: Sarah Mohamed and Tamara Frunse INTERVIEW WITH DR. TOM MARFO, Director of Christian Aid and Resources Foundation – CARF [http://www.womentrafficking.eu/] Rev. Dr. Tom Marfo is a Ghanaian pastor, founder and executive director of the Christian Aid and Resources Foundation, an NGO based in Amsterdam, dedicated to

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MALE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN SOUTH AFRICA AND NIGERIA

From left is Rachel, Nicolene & Cynthia at The Hague University of Applied Sciences, The Hague, Netherlands, on the 11th of October 2018. INTRODUCTION The women’s right/human rights agenda has had considerable success in drawing attention to the problem of domestic violence against women but has been almost silent on

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