Essays about: "international law in rwanda"

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  1. 1. Transitional Justice: An Opportunity for Gender Equality?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Görel Wästerlid; Sofie Berglund; [2016]
    Keywords : Bosnia-Herzegovina; Rwanda; ethnic division; sexual violence; equality; feminism; Transitional Justice; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Why is it that countries with similar conflict history can differ severely in contemporary female governmental representation? In this study, a new model to find links between the transitional justice process and modern day governmental equality is presented and used in a comparative case study of Rwanda and Bosnia-Herzegovina. The model is based on a feminist reading of the theory of transitional justice and includes three research points: sexual violence, ethnic division and international involvement. READ MORE

  2. 2. (En)gendered security in Rwanda and Liberia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Desirée Sterner; [2015]
    Keywords : Rwanda; Liberia; UNSCR 1325; post-conflict; en gender security; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Many consider United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 a ground-breaking document, and as a resolution which attest to the new ambition of gender equality in the international community. However, questions remains of the actual effects of UNSCR 1325. READ MORE

  3. 3. Behind the Scenes of the Plastic Bag Ban in Rwanda: Connections to Culture, Power and Sustainability

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Audrey Froidbise; [2015]
    Keywords : Culture; Power and Sustainability; Rwanda; Plastic Bag Ban; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : If Rwanda was in the spotlight of the international media for over 20 years due to the 1994 genocide, today it is mostly owing to its economic resurgence and its development projects, such as Vision 2020. One of its achievements is the prohibition, since 2008, of the production, importation, use and sale of polythene bags on a national scale. READ MORE

  4. 4. Rape as a weapon of war? - A critical legal analysis of the definition of rape and the concept of rape as a weapon of war

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Sofia Lundgren; [2015]
    Keywords : våldtäkt som stridsmedel; rape; rape as a weapon of war; folkrätt; public international law; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Systematic rape of women in wartime is an ancient issue. For centuries, rape was seen as an inevitable by-product of war and it is not until recently that the international community has recognized rape as a weapon of war. READ MORE

  5. 5. Responsibility to Protect - An emerging norm or part of sovereignty?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Elina Jonsson; [2014]
    Keywords : sovereignty; responsibility to protect; jus cogens; erga omnes; intervention; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The main controversy in international law the past decades has been the approach to a non-international conflict exposing civilians to threats of genocide or mass atrocities. One corner stone of international law is the protection of a state and its internal affairs, the principle of non-intervention; another one is the protection of human rights. READ MORE