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Uganda workshop to strengthen response to wartime sexual violence

Andrea Lampros, communications manager, Human Rights Center | September 1, 2015

The Missing Peace Practitioners’ Workshop—co-hosted by the Human Rights Center at Berkeley Law—brought together more than 100 people from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Kenya, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, and Liberia, in Kampala, Uganda, last week to talk about sexual violence during and after armed conflict. Contributing to recent global efforts to highlight and … Continue reading »

Sexual violence in war: ‘Not a second-class crime’

Kim Thuy Seelinger, director, Sexual Violence Program, Human Rights Center | February 26, 2014

At Boalt Hall last week, I had the opportunity to interview Zainab Hawa Bangura, the United Nation’s Special Representative of the Secretary General on Sexual Violence in Conflict. The Miller Institute for Global Challenges and the Law organized the event, which was co-sponsored by the International Human Rights Law Clinic, Human Rights Center, and Boalt … Continue reading »