Using international jurisprudence on rape as a form of torture or other ill-treatment

2013Redress, Sarah Fulton

This report hopes to provide a useful resource for those seeking to build upon these developments, helping to translate them into change for individuals and communities. It does so by focusing on one strategy which has been fruitfully used both to bring rape within the international legal framework, and to seek justice in individual cases: making the link between rape and torture and other prohibited ill-treatment.

Key wordsarmed conflict / children / gender based violence / human rights / sexual violence / torture / women