Women's Initiatives for Gender Justice

Statement on Dominic Ongwen's initial appearance before the ICC
26 January 2015

Today, Dominic Ongwen, a senior commander in the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), made his first appearance before the International Criminal Court (ICC).  Ongwen is the first suspect in the Uganda Situation to appear before the Court. The ICC...  Read more »

Statement on transfer of LRA commander to the ICC
21 January 2015

The Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice, its partners, members and associates in north and north eastern Uganda and West Nile, as well as partners in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Central African Republic (CAR), all countries...  Read more »

Launch of the Gender Report Card 2014
11 December 2014

On 10 December 2014, the Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice launched the Gender Report Card on the International Criminal Court 2014, Anniversary Edition, during the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) 13th session of the Assembly of States...  Read more »

Launch of the ICC's Policy on Sexual and Gender-Based Crimes
08 December 2014

On 7 December 2014, the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) launched its Policy on Sexual and Gender-Based Crimes, at UN Headquarters in New York.

Speakers included: HE Ms Catherine Samba-Panza, President of the...  Read more »

ICC Judges uphold conviction of Lubanga
01 December 2014

Pour la version française, voir ci-dessous. Today, the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) issued its first ever appeal judgment in the case against Thomas Lubanga Dyilo (Lubanga). The Appeals Chamber upheld, by majority,...  Read more »