Author: The United Nations Team of Experts on the Rule of Law and Sexual Violence

In past decades, Latin American countries witnessed violent conflict and serious human rights abuses at the hands of state and non-state actors. In these contexts, conflict-related sexual violence was widespread, perpetrated in order to advance military goals and as a tactic of repression against political opponents and communities. But as the region has grappled with the past through efforts toward...

The United Nations Team of Experts on the Rule of Law and Sexual Violence in Conflict (the Team of Experts) and the Journal of International Criminal Justice (the Journal) have launched a Special Issue on the progress and challenges in advancing accountability for conflict-related sexual violence (CRSV) through national judicial institutions. It has been a bit over a decade since...