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

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