Challenging the Status Quo: Patricia Sellers on Redefining Sexual Violence as an International Crime

International Criminal Law is both an object of hope and disappointment. Sexual violence and modern-day slavery are two weak points of ICL. 

On the 11th of May at 13:00, Room for Discussion will have Patricia Viseur Sellers as our guest. Ms. Sellers has worked as a prosecutor for gender in the Yugoslavian Tribunal and the. She developed landmark legal strategies for the interpretation of sexual violence as war crimes, crimes against humanity, genocide, torture and enslavement. 

Ms. Sellers advises governments, international institutions, and civil society organisations on international criminal law. Right now, she is the Special Advisor for Gender for the ICC; works as a Visiting Professor in Practice at The London School of Economics; is a Visiting Fellow of Kellogg College of the University of Oxford.  

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