The connection between claves sexual violence and the armed conflict: A call to prevent setbacks in the Special Jurisdiction for Peace

In this document, the member organizations of the Alianza Cinco Claves (Five Keys Alliance –hereafter 5 Claves) take up the concerns of the women’s and LGBT movement over recent years about the interpretations judicial bodies have made on the applicable criteria to establish the existence of a connection between sexual violence and armed conflict. Although this debate should be considered settled as the normative framework to establish this link is consolidated and binding, there have been judiciary interpretations that do not recognize them as such.

Discrimination and the use of stereotypes and standards counter to victims of sexual violence continue to be present in the justice system.


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