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Feminist Debates On Civilian Women And International Humanitarian Law, Valerie Oosterveld Jan 2009

Feminist Debates On Civilian Women And International Humanitarian Law, Valerie Oosterveld

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International humanitarian law [IHL] provisions address the situation of civilian women caught in armed conflict today, but is this law enough? Feminist commentators have considered this question and have come to differing conclusions. This article considers the resulting debate as to whether female-specific IHL provisions are adequate but underenforced, or inadequate, outdated and in need of revision. One school of thought argues that the main impediment to the protection of female civilians during hostilities is lack of observance of existing IHL. A second school of thought believes that something more fundamental is needed to meet the goal of protecting civilian ...


Lessons From The Special Court For Sierra Leone On The Prosecution Of Gender-Based Crimes, Valerie Oosterveld Jan 2009

Lessons From The Special Court For Sierra Leone On The Prosecution Of Gender-Based Crimes, Valerie Oosterveld

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