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Rape and Sexual Violence: Human Rights Law and Standards in the International Criminal Court


This document identifies how the crimes of rape and sexual violence must, as a requirement of its own statute and a matter of international human rights law, be interpreted and applied with equality between men and women by the International Criminal Court (the Court). The Court has yet to rule on this matter in its jurisprudence.

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Amnesty International
Topic Community Organizing, Laws and Policies, Intersections of Sexual Violence, Intimate Partners, Sexual Violence, Trafficking and Exploitation
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