2013 Women and Justice Conference

2013 Women & Justice Conference Resources

Reports by the special rapporteur on violence against women

Relevant Case Law

  • Yildirim v. Austria (CEDAW) 
  • Gonzales and others (“Cotton Field”) v. Mexico (Inter-American Court) 
  • Maria de Penha v Brazil (Inter-American Commission) 
  • INTERIGHTS and EIPR (on behalf of Sabbah and Others) v. Egypt (African Commission)
  • CK v. Commissioner of Police (Kenya)  
  • Van Eeden v. Minister of Safety and Security (South Africa)
  • Delhi Hugh Court Bar Association v. Govt. of NCT of Delhi (India) 
  • Sajid Ali v. State & Ors (India)

Human Rights Instruments & UN reports

  • CEDAW General Recommendation 30
  • Great Lakes Protocol on the Prevention and Suppression of Sexual Violence Against Children

other resources

  • United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights 
  • Women's Link Worldwide's General Justice Observatory 
  • The Advocates for Human Rights, Issues Affecting Women 
  • Judge John M. Leventhal, "Spousal Rights or Spousal Crimes," Utah Law Review
  • Shani M. King, The Hague Convention and Domestic Violence 
  • National Judicial Education Program, Judges Tell: What I Wish I Had Known Before I Presided in an Adult Victim Sexual Assault Case
  • National Judicial Education Program, Raped or "Seduced"? How Language Helps Shape Our Response to Sexual Violence
  • National Judicial Education Program, Materials and Resources on Adult Victim Sexual Assault
  • Justice Anita Allen, The Bahamian Government's  international obligation to prevent violence against women, measures taken by the government to comply with the same, along with additional comments about the role of judges in preventing the violence against women