Liberia: Children born out of war study

Report by: Aiding Disadvantaged and Traumatized Women and Girls (ADWANGA)  Authors: Amelia M. Cooper (Team Leader),  Tinatua Calvin Kollie (Research Consultant), Justin Ajavon (Research Assistant), Keren Hallowanga (Research Assistant), Rebekah Bertchi (Research Assistant), T. James K. Nyalla (Field Assistant) Warkapoe Warkanuah (Field Assistant) Date: December 2019 Executive Summary ADWANGA researchers undertook interviews and household surveys across … Read moreLiberia: Children born out of war study

Research as more than extraction? Knowledge production and sexual violence in post conflict African societies

Editors: Annie Bunting, Allen Kiconco and Joel Quirk Publication: This collection was published in 2020 by Beyond Trafficking and Slavery/openDemocracy in London under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 licence. Abstract Sexual violence presents all kinds of challenges for researchers. Many survivors are reluctant to share their experiences because of the lasting effects of trauma and stigma. Researchers sometime … Read moreResearch as more than extraction? Knowledge production and sexual violence in post conflict African societies

Building Resilience and Resistance to Child, Early, and Forced Marriage through Acquiring Skills Findings from Implementation Research in Nigeria

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Author: Judith-Ann Walker Publications: Global Economy & Development Working Paper 129 Date: August, 2019 Building Resilience and Resistance to Child, Early, and Forced Marriage through Acquiring Skills Findings from Implementation Research in Nigeria (pdf)

‘We Were Controlled, We Were Not Allowed to Express Our Sexuality, Our Intimacy Was Suppressed’: Sexual Violence Experienced by Boys

Research Handbook on Child Soldiers (Mark A. Drumbl & Jastine C. Barrett eds., Edward Elgar Publishing 2019) Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2019-01# Authors: Erin K. Baines, Evelyn Amony, Omer Aijazi Date: January 14, 2019 Abstract Why are academic and policy discourses on child soldiers relatively silent on sexual violence against boys in armed … Read more‘We Were Controlled, We Were Not Allowed to Express Our Sexuality, Our Intimacy Was Suppressed’: Sexual Violence Experienced by Boys

Spaces of international gender justice: a reply to Baldez and DeLaet

Author: Annie Bunting, Law & Society, York University, Toronto, Canada Journal: Global Discourse Published online: 19 Nov 2018 ABSTRACT In assessing the effectiveness of international human rights law to achieve meaningful gender equality, Lisa Baldez and Debra DeLaet offer two complementary yet different case studies. De Laet argues that despite the rhetoric and promise of … Read moreSpaces of international gender justice: a reply to Baldez and DeLaet

Gender politics and geopolitics of international criminal law in Uganda

Author: Annie Bunting, Law & Society, York University, Toronto, Canada Journal: Global Discourse Published online: 19 Nov 2018 ABSTRACT This paper explores the views of victim survivors – both men and women – on the current prosecution of Dominic Ongwen at the International Criminal Court (ICC) for crimes against humanity, including the crime of forced marriage. … Read moreGender politics and geopolitics of international criminal law in Uganda