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The Hague Principles on Sexual Violence



The Hague Principles on Sexual Violence consist of: 

– The Civil Society Declaration on Sexual Violence – providing general guidance on what makes violence ‘sexual’, especially to survivors;  The Civil Society Declaration on Sexual Violence is available in English, French, Spanish and Arabic. – International Criminal Law (ICL) Guidelines – a tool for international criminal law practitioners that explains when acts of sexual violence in the Civil Society Declaration amount to international crimes,as well as practical elements to inform the international criminal law prosecution of these acts; – Key Principles for Policy Makers on Sexual Violence – 10 key principles derived from the Civil Society Declaration to incorporate in policy development and implementation, legislative strategies and legal and judicial procedures.

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