Guidance

International Protocol on the documentation and investigation of sexual violence in conflict: training materials - sexual violence as an international crime

Provides basic principles and concepts of international criminal law, and the 3 main categories of evidence needed to hold someone accountable for an international crime: specific, contextual and linkage evidence.

Documents

Sexual violence as an international crime

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Sexual violence as an international crime

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Detail

Includes:

  • understanding how sexual violence can constitute an international crime
  • identifying the different legal elements which must be proven to hold someone accountable for an international crime
  • learning to use the evidence workbook as a checklist to avoid leaving gaps in evidence

Part of training material and guidance on how to use and implement the International Protocol on the documentation and investigation of sexual violence in conflict.

This material has been produced by the Institute for International Criminal Investigations (IICI).