Executive Director Nina Suomalainen spoke on themes of prevention of and accountability for sexual and gender-based violence at an event hosted by the The Permanent Missions of Finland and Liechtenstein to the UN in New York.
International Gender Champions is a leadership network that brings together female & male decision-makers determined to break down gender barriers and make gender equality a working reality in their spheres of influence.
On 25 September join JRR, UN Women and OHCHR for launch of guidelines on gender in human rights investigations.
Justice Rapid Response provides expertise to support the work of fact-finding missions and commissions of inquiry mandated by the Human Rights Council.
On International Justice Day, JRR Executive Director Nina Suomalainen discusses JRR’s current work, reflects on new challenges in the field and looks ahead to JRR’s 10th year of operations.
On the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict (19 June), JRR recalls the urgent need to prevent sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) in conflict, and reaffirms its commitment to ending impunity for these serious crimes.
On 23 April, 2018, JRR and UN Women held an expert discussion and film screening in Geneva on the topic of “Investigating Conflict-Related SGBV: The Case of Syria and Iraq.”
JRR is pleased to announce Ms. Nina Suomalainen as its new Executive Director.
JRR, UN Women and Elkanodata have won a Webby Award, a prestigious international award honoring excellence on the internet.
UN Women and JRR welcome the report of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic, “I Lost My Dignity: Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in the Syrian Arab Republic.”