The International Criminal Court: Fact Sheet 7 – Ensuring justice for women

Index Number: IOR 40/006/2005

This publication of the International Justice Project considers crimes against women and the ICC. The Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (Statute) is progressive in its incorporation of a gender perspective to ensure that women who are victims of the gravest crimes under international law have access to justice and that women play a role in the International Criminal Court. Crimes such as sexual violence and war crimes in the Statute are explained as well as how the Court’s procedural rules assist women.

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