The Nobel Women’s Initiative delegation took part in the Women’s Court at the ICC Review Conference in Kampala yesterday. The court was organzied by Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice to provide women from the ICC’s four situation countries (Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central African Republic and Sudan) an opportunity to add their voices to the ICC process.
Nobel Laureate Wangari Maathai facilitated the session with women activists from Uganda. These courageous individuals reflected on the situation of women in Northern Uganda and spoke of their ongoing efforts to bring peace to the region.
To learn more about the Women’s Court and the stories of women in Uganda visit our blog.
Listen to Wangari Maathai talk about why the ICC should prosecute gender based crimes.
Read more about how the ICC can make a difference to women in conflict situations:
Women demand answers and action from ICC, IPS, 1 June 2010.
ICC must advance women’s rights, say activists, Radio Netherlands Worldwide, 1 June 2010
Women activists want Bashir arrested, The New Vision, 31 May 2010.