Women's Initiatives files observations on reparations in Lubanga case

11 May 2012

On 10 May 2012, the Women's Initiatives filed its observations on reparations in the case The Prosecutor v. Thomas Lubanga Dyilo, having been granted leave to participate in the reparation proceedings on 20 April. The Women’s Initiatives is the only women's rights organisation recognised by the Judges with amicus curiae status in this case.

The Women's Initiatives submitted observations from a gender perspective on the following questions:
- Whether reparations should be awarded on a collective or an individual basis
- To whom reparations are to be directed, how harm is to be assessed and the criteria to be applied to the awards
- Whether it is possible or appropriate to make a reparations order against the convicted person pursuant to Article 75(2)
- Whether it would be appropriate to make an order for an award for reparations through the Trust Fund for Victims pursuant to Article 75(2)

Read the observations of the Women's Initiatives for Gender Justice on reparations

Read the decision by Trial Chamber I granting leave to the Women's Initiatives to participate in the reparations proceedings

Read the Women's Initiatives for Gender Justice request for leave to participate in reparations proceedings

Read the previous filings submitted by the Women's Initiatives for Gender Justice to the ICC