This video is based on research conducted by Angelika Rettberg and colleagues on the meanings and the factors shaping reconciliation in Colombia. It shows that age, gender, religion, income, region, and experience with violence matter when it comes to defining who are the most, and the least, likely groups to be willing to engage in reconciliation efforts.
Conjunctures of Silence: Aphonias in the Prosecution of Conflict Related Sexual Violence in Sri Lanka – The Vishvamadu Case
Prosecution of conflict related sexual violence (CRSV) in Sri Lanka remains notoriously intractable. Through an analysis of the Vishvamadu case, this study examines a variety of silences and disablements across a range of articulations and practices that work against the successful prosecution of CRSV in Sri Lanka, and thereby the delivery of justice to women victim-survivors who seek redress through a formal judicial process.
In recent years, interest has grown in how Transitional Justice (TJ) can approach colonial harms and their long-lasting effects, because of a lacuna in both TJ practice and academic research. Scant attention has been paid, particularly, to how peace processes themselves can be undermined by ongoing colonial legacies.
Gotabaya Rajapaksa commenced his Presidential election campaign in 2019 with the very same rhetoric of Sinhala Buddhist triumphalism and denial of disappearances that had defined the post-war regime of his brother Mahinda. So why is the present government continuing to maintain the OMP? Why this change of heart after the elections?
This brief highlights key aspects of transitional space for non-governmental organisations, emphasising the elements enabling NGOs to thrive and redefine human rights challenges and opportunities.
This document provides an overview of the situation of women and gender in Colombian society; politics and the economy amidst armed conﬂict and peacebuilding.
The Limits of Equality and Gender Discourses in Counter-Terrorism: The Case of Women and Children in Syria and Iraq
Project: Gender and Conflict Transformation Recent years have felt like an exercise in constant whiplash as lawyers and scholars valiantly seek to assess and comprehend…
De acuerdo con todas las comparaciones internacionales, América Latina es la región más violenta del mundo, con las tasas de homicidios más elevadas y con…