UN Women, 1st reparation order issued by International Criminal Court

Landmark ruling paves the way for strengthening women’s access to justice for conflict-related crimes. United Nations, New York — The ruling made by the International Criminal Court this week regarding reparations to victims in the case of convicted former Congolese militia commander Thomas Lubanga reflects a growing recognition in international law that justice must go beyond mere prosecutions and a focus on perpetrators to include an equal focus on victims’ rights to redress and … [Read more...]

UNESCO celebrates International Women's Day!

    UNESCO celebrates International Women’s Day     The plight of millions of school-age girls living in the world’s conflict and post conflict zones will be highlighted at the Paris launch of UNESCO’s Education for All Global Monitoring Report, which will take place at the Organization’s Headquarters on 8 March, marking International Women’s Day.   UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova will launch the French edition of the report, “The hidden crisis: Armed conflict and education” at the … [Read more...]

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