Rwanda`s Gacaca Courts: Looking back on an innovative mechanism of transitional justice

ANALYSIS Elena Barth 22 October 2020 When emerging from a period of violence, oppression and systematic human rights abuses, transitional societies are necessarily concerned with the question of whether and how to enter into a process of judicial work-up of the past events and the rebuilding of their social fabric. Transitional justice designates an academic…

Child Marriage – The Impact of COVID-19 on the Practice of Child Marriage

ANALYSIS Freda Louwes 5 October 2020 The Sustainable Development Goal 5.3 promotes the elimination of all harmful practices, such as child marriage, early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation (United Nations 2020). Still, child marriage remains a prevalent global issue. Child marriage refers to any marriage in which at least one of the two…