Coalition for Women's Human Rights in Conflict Situations

News Releases

Coalition for Women's Human Rights in Conflict Situations applauds UN move to replace Del Ponte in Rwanda
July 29, 2003

Women Talk of Rape Before the Sierra Leone Truth Commission
May 22, 2003

Rwandan Rape Victims Denied Justice
March 10, 2003

Women's Groups Congratulate ICTY on Chages of Sexual Violence Against Slobodan Milosevic
29 October 2001

Rwanda: Akayesu Sentencing a Victory for Women's Rights
October 2, 1998

Rwanda : Verdict in the Case of Jean-Paul Akayesu
September 1st, 1998

Certainly, advances have been made in recognizing women?s rights. The legal framework is increasingly responsive to the experiences of women and girls in conflict, especially in cases of sexual violence, as we have seen in the important work being carried out by the international criminal tribunals. But there remains much to be done, particularly to improve prevention and to combat impunity.

-- Kofi Annan
October 28, 2002


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