Setting Legal Precedence on Gender Based Violence: Three Female Judges Deliver A Historic Verdict at the International Criminal Court

At the end of March, three female judges made a historic decision at the International Criminal Court, convicting a commander, Jean-Pierre Bemba, for rapes committed by his troops. Bemba, the former Congolese Vice President, was found guilty of murder, rape, and pillage during the 2002-2003 conflict in the Central African…