International Law Blog

The International Law Blog stands as an inclusive platform, dedicated to delivering comprehensive updates on the ever-evolving landscape of International Law, encompassing progressive developments in International Criminal Law, International Human Rights Law, International Humanitarian Law and beyond.

Embracing the dynamic nature of International Law, it welcomes contributions from legal professionals and students alike at diverse stages of their careers, aiming at contributing to the discussion on the prosecution of gross violations of Human Rights in International Courts and Domestic Jurisdictions, within Africa and around the world extensively.

The Perpetration of Sextortion against Migrant Men: Analysis of the Experience of Survivors through the Lens of Masculinity.

Louise Bossière Abstract  The ways in which migration and corruption can be interlinked are increasingly receiving attention among scholars. Not only can corruption contribute to the formation of migration aspirations, but it can also impact the migration process. Existing research on corruption during migration mostly focuses on monetary corruption. However,

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International Day of Women and Girls in Science (2022)

By: Teresa Bettencourt In order to achieve full and equal access to and participation in Science for women and girls, and further achieve gender equality, the International Day of Women and Girls in Science has been celebrated since 2015. The need to mark this International Day arises from the gender

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Child Soldiers and the Case of Dominic Ongwen

By Júlia Miragall Mas (Project Manager, Sexual Violence Team) And Kornelija Zilionyte (Legal Researcher, Sexual Violence Team)   Introduction Many children are used as a weapon in various armed conflicts. These children are recruited, trained, often forced and tortured, or even hired voluntarily when feeling that there is no other

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Fair Fashion at Its Finest: The Story of Nelly Otenyo Ibis

By: Katrina Sietina   FAIR FASHION AT ITS FINEST: THE STORY OF NELLY OTENYO IBIS Nowadays, fair fashion has become somewhat of a distinguished term that is being used ambiguously by the fashion industry. Though, the question that arises is often regarded as to the essence of how fair fair

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Girls’ Education in Nigeria

By Selma Nawrozzada   GIRLS’ EDUCATION IN NIGERIA   One of the most significant tools to empower girls within their family and community is education. Education is recognized as a fundamental human right. Gender inequality in education however remains a huge concern. Despite several national and international legal instruments such as

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