GJC in the News

International Bar Association, "UN Moves to Tackle Sexual Violence in Conflict"

The Security Council resolution was a milestone because every other treaty and agreement under international human rights law refers to the rape problem only obliquely, if at all. And as a result, ‘despite the endemic use of rape as a weapon, no state has ever been held accountable for the use of rape as a prohibited weapon of war,’ the Global Justice Center (GJC), an American human rights group, reported. The GJC added that global indexes of wartime injuries and deaths never mention rapes, even though not infrequently military gang rapes end up injuring or killing the victims.

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UK Must Take a Stand for Rape Victims

 

Glenys Kinnock explains in The Guardian how US humanitarian aid restrictions are negatively affecting women in the Central African Republic.

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