Women's Initiatives for Gender Justice


Launch of the Gender Report Card 2014
11 December 2014

On 10 December 2014, the Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice launched the Gender Report Card on the International Criminal Court 2014, Anniversary Edition, during the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) 13th session of the Assembly of States...  Read more »

Launch of the ICC's Policy on Sexual and Gender-Based Crimes
08 December 2014

On 7 December 2014, the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) launched its Policy on Sexual and Gender-Based Crimes, at UN Headquarters in New York.

Speakers included: HE Ms Catherine Samba-Panza, President of the...  Read more »

ICC Judges uphold conviction of Lubanga
01 December 2014

Today, the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) issued its first ever appeal judgment in the case against Thomas Lubanga Dyilo (Lubanga). The Appeals Chamber upheld, by majority, Lubanga’s conviction and 14 year sentence for...  Read more »

Critique of Katanga's acquittal for sexual violence charges
28 November 2014

On 11 June 2014, Brigid Inder, Executive Director of the Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice gave a speech on an expert panel at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict held in London, UK. During the panel titled, ‘Prosecuting...  Read more »

Ground-breaking case for the ICC reaches closing stages
11 November 2014

Tomorrow, the closing oral statements are commencing in the case against Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo (Bemba) before Trial Chamber III of the International Criminal Court (ICC).

‘The Bemba Trial has broken new ground for the ICC, with evidence of sexual...  Read more »