Themes Archives: Women’s Human Rights

Morocco: ensure effective investigation and prosecution of sexual and gender based violence

The ICJ today called on the Moroccan authorities to effectively investigate and prosecute sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) offences, including by ensuring the rights of victims to effective remedies and reparation and by combatting the impunity prevailing in Morocco over such offences.

December 21, 2017

The ICJ at the forefront in the struggle to eliminate violence against women

Over the last year, since 25 November 2016, the ICJ has published a series of (video) profiles introducing the remarkable work of ICJ women Commissioners and Honorary Members.

November 25, 2017

2017 Geneva Forum of Judges & Lawyers: traditional and customary justice systems

The 8th Geneva Forum brought together judges, lawyers, and other legal experts from around the world, and relevant UN representatives, to discuss the relationship between traditional and customary justice systems and international human rights, access to justice, and the rule of law.

November 23, 2017

Women profiles: Kalthoum Kennou

The ICJ ends its series of profiles of its women Commissioners with an interview with Judge Kalthoum Kennou is currently serving her second term as ICJ Commissioner.

November 2, 2017

Pakistan: election to UN rights body spotlights failings

The ICJ, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch are urging Pakistan to take immediate steps towards meeting “the highest standards in the promotion and protection of human rights,” following the country’s election to the Human Rights Council.

October 16, 2017