The Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice is promoting this experts programme amongst female practitioners to ensure women with expertise and experience in working with victims of sexual violence and trauma, are on the roster.
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s proposal of a general amnesty for human rights abuses committed in the country’s brutal internal conflict may permanently deprive victims or families of their right to truth, justice and reparation.
The adoption in 2000 of Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security is an historic landmark, marking the first time that the Security Council addressed specifically the role and experience of women in the context of armed conflict.
The new website examines the advocacy work of the Coalition at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia and the Sierra Leone Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
La Coalition a vu le jour en 1996 à la suite de l'initiative concertée de plusieurs ONG de défense des droits basées au Canada, en Europe et aux États-Unis, qui ont adressé une lettre au Tribunal pénal international pour le Rwanda (TPIR).