Redefining Policy and Practice

Project Title: Redefining Policy and Practice: Unraveling Definitions of Sexual Violence through a Survivor-Centred Approach
Client: Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice (WIGJ)
Students: Ravina Anand, Solomon Atta, Dinoba Kirupa, Israa Noureddine, Eseohe Ojo
Faculty Lead: Erin Baines
Fieldwork Location: The Hague, Netherlands; Geneva, Switzerland; New York, USA
Year: 2019-20

About the Project: Recommending changes to the UN’s definition of conflict-related sexual violence so it can be more inclusive, contemporary, victim and survivor focused. The output of this report was a policy report given to the client that outlines the rationale behind these recommended changes.

Key Words: Gender, Peace, Security