Women and Reparations in Rwanda: A Long Path to Travel

Authored by: Heidy Rombouts

Categories: Statebuilding
Sub-Categories: International Law, Mass Atrocities, Post-Conflict Reconstruction, Transitional Justice
Country: Rwanda
Region: Sub-Saharan Africa
Year: 2006
Citation: Rombouts, Heidy. "Women and Reparations in Rwanda: A Long Path to Travel." In What Happened to the Women? Gender and Reparations for Human Rights Violations, edited by Ruth Rubio-Marin, 194-245, New York, NY: Social Science Research Council, 2006.

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In Rwanda, there has not been one single path towards reparations, or more generally, to addressing the past. The article provides an introduction to the various transitional justice mechanisms that have been developed at both the national and international levels in Rwanda.