The Quest for Post-Conflict Gender Justice

Authored by: Kelly D. Askin

Categories: Statebuilding
Sub-Categories: International Law, Post-Conflict Reconstruction, Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV), Transitional Justice
Region: No Region
Year: 2003
Citation: Askin, Kelly D. "The Quest for Post-Conflict Gender Justice." Columbia Journal of Transnational Law 41, no. 3 (2003): 509-522.

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Executive Summary

This paper emphasizes how the redress for sexual violence remains limited and selective in the international environment. It considers how gender justice has improved recently and women have taken on larger decision-making roles. The author highlights how the methodical and strategic use of rape and sexual slavery continue to terrorize citizens in many parts of the world.