On the occasion of the International Day For the Elimination of Violence Against Women and the 16 Days of Activism Against Sexual and Gender Based Violence we met with Tyson Nicholas and Julia Dalman to discuss the issue of Conflict Related Sexual Violence (CRSV). Our conversation was released in a two-part podcast series.
Tyson Nicholas is currently the Staff Officer Gender, Peace and Security in the Royal Australian Navy. He has previously served as the Military Expert on Investigations of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in the UN Department of Peace Operations and will soon commence another period of seconded service as the Strategic Military Advisor within UN Women. He graduated from the LLM in International Human Rights Law at Lund University in 2019.
Julia Dalman is a legal analyst at the Nordic Centre for Gender in Military Operations (NCGM). She graduated from the International Human Rights LLM at Lund University in 2021.
Part 1 was released on the 25th of November 2022 and offers an introduction to the concept of CRSV.
In part 2, released on the 2nd of December, we discussed challenges in the prosecution of CRSV as well as the importance of guaranteeing access to justice for the victims and survivors. Our panel referred to developments to look forward to in this area of research and policy.
Listen to part 2:
Read our blog post on the International Day For the Elimination of Violence Against Women and the 16 Days of Activism Against Sexual and Gender Based Violence: