Lydiah Kumento Bosire

Tom Maruko

Lydiah Kemunto Bosire shares with Pambazuka News commentary on Kofi Annan’s handing in of the ‘Waki envelope’ to the International Criminal Court two weeks ago, made by contributors to the African Arguments forum. Bosire discusses the possible implications of the story for Kenya, with reference to the opinions of Daniel Branch, Daniel Waweru, Gabriel Lynch, Tim Murithi, Wanjiru Kamau-Ruternberg and Sisule Musungu. Pambazuka readers more

In considering the wars in the Central African Republic (CAR), Darfur, and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) where the use of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) is widespread, this paper seeks to accomplish two tasks. The first task is descriptive: to give an overview of the manner in which the International Criminal Court (ICC) has responded to SGBV in the three countries. The second task is a modest attempt to analyze why SGBV continues to be inadequately addressed. Here, the more