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Rape at Rome: Feminist Interventions in the Criminalization of Sex-Related Violence in Positive International Criminal Law by Janet Halley

This Article examined the work of organized feminism in the formation of the new international criminal tribunals over the course of the 1990s. It focuses on the statues establishing the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, (ICTR), and the International Criminal Court (ICC). It offers a descriptions of their reform agenda read against the outcomes in each court establishing statute. At each stage, the Article counts up the feminist victories and defeats, giving (I hope) a clear picture of “feminist” the resulting codes really are.

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