Guidance

International Protocol on the documentation and investigation of sexual violence in conflict: training materials - understanding sexual violence

Sets out the definition of sexual violence and gender-based violence, as well as addressing myths and stereotypes.

Documents

Understanding sexual violence

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Understanding sexual violence

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Detail

Includes:

  • the definition of sexual violence and gender-based violence
  • who can be affected
  • impact
  • response
  • patterns
  • myths
  • recognising sexual violence and gender-based violence

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).