Addressing CRSV through Truth Commissions in Africa

Addressing CRSV through Truth Commissions in Africa

Drawing on examples from African truth commissions, this policy brief presents recommendations for better enabling accountability, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence for conflict-related sexual violence. Written for policy makers and practitioners working towards holistic transitional justice in Africa, the brief shows how to improve truth-seeking and truth-telling processes to promote lasting redress for victims/survivors of conflict-related sexual violence, with a focus on truth commission mandates, operations, final reports, and recommendations.

 

Addressing CRSV through Truth Commissions in Africa

CSVR is a multi-disciplinary institute that seeks to understand and prevent violence, heal its effects and build sustainable peace at the community, national and regional levels.



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