Source: Stop Rape Now Author: DPKO The chief purpose of this report is to review sexual-violence elements of the judgments of the UN International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavie (ICTY), the UN International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) and the UN-backed Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL) against the background of UN Security Council resolution 1820 of 19 June 2008
. More specifically, the report seeks to "address SCR 1820 and its request for "information on situations of armed conflict in which sexual violence has been widely or systematically employe against civilians, and analysis of the prevalence and trends of sexual violence in situation of armed conflict" through the review of judgment of the three courts.
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