The Role of International Law in the Struggle against Sex-based and Gender-based Violence against Refugee Women

Report
from Reproductive Health Response in Conflict Consortium
Published on 01 Mar 2001
This document introduces international law and its uses in the prevention of sex-based and gender-based violence against refugee women. For this purpose, it includes discussions on the following:

- What is international law and which are its sources?
- Is international law binding?
- What international legal bodies exist?
- What constitutes violence against women?
- What are the primary legal documents securing the rights of refugee women?
- Other governmental and non-governmental organizations dealing with refugee women