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As noted by Vincent Bernard and Helen Durham in this special issue on sexual violence in armed conflict:

It is no longer tenable to claim that sexual violence is simply an ugly facet of our worst human inclinations and an unfortunate companion of war; today it is widely acknowledged that sexual violence is not an inevitable consequence of armed conflict.

The latest issue of the International Review of the Red Cross (IRRC), published by the International Committee of the Red Cross and Cambridge University Press, includes a contribution by Dr. Chris Dolan, who presented in a GGSJ/SJP-sponsored seminar in November 2015.

Follow this link to access this issue for free, until the end of 2015.

Refugee Law Project director Dr. Chris Dolan will lead a discussion on sexual violence again men in conflict settings.

refugee-law-project-logoA short presentation and discussion with Dr. Chris Dolan, Director of the Refugee Law Project at the School of Law, Makerere University in Uganda, will be preceded by a film screening from the Refugee Law Project’s series “Journeys to Activism”, each just over 5 minutes long.

This event is being co-sponsored by the ISS teaching major in Social Justice Perspectives and the ISS research programme in Governance, Globalization and Social Justice.

Venue:  ISS, Kortenaerkade 12, Den Haag
Room:  3.14
Date:   20 November 2015
Time:   16.15-17.45

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