Bibliography

Last updated May 2010

 

Bibliography for Drafting Legislation on Sexual Assault

 

African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, Protocol to the African Charter on Peoples’ Rights on the rights of Women in Africa (the Maputo Protocol), 2003.

http://www.achpr.org/english/_info/women_en.html

 

Amnesty USA, Maze of Injustice: The Failure to Protect Indigenous Women from Sexual Violence in the USA, 2007.

http://www.amnestyusa.org/women/maze/report.pdf

 

Anderson, Janet, Research and Advocacy Digest, “Intimate Partner Sexual Violence,” 2007.

http://www.wcsap.org/advocacy/PDF/9_2IntimatePartnerSexualViolence.pdf

 

Antigua and Barbuda, Sexual Offences Act No. 9 (1995), 1995.

http://webapps01.un.org/vawdatabase/uploads/Antigua%20and%20Barbuda%20-%20Sexual%20Offences%20Act%201995.pdf

 

ASEAN, Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women in the ASEAN Region, 2004.

http://www.aseansec.org/16189.

 

AusAID (Australia), Violence Against Women in Melanesia and East Timor: A Review of International Lessons, 2007.

http://www.ode.ausaid.gov.au/publications/pdf/VAW_review.pdf

 

Australia (New South Wales), Crimes Act 1900.

http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/nsw/consol_act/ca190082.txt/cgi-bin/download.cgi/download/au/legis/nsw/consol_act/ca190082.txt

 

Australia (Northern Territory), Criminal Code Act, 2009.

http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/nt/consol_act/cca115.txt/cgi-bin/download.cgi/download/au/legis/nt/consol_act/cca115.txt

 

Australia (Victoria), Crimes Act 1958, 2010.

http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/vic/consol_act/ca195882/

 

Australia (Western Australia), Criminal Code Act Compilation Act 1913.

http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/wa/consol_act/ccaca1913252.txt/cgi-bin/download.cgi/download/au/legis/wa/consol_act/ccaca1913252.txt

 

Austria, Amendment to the Criminal Procedure Code, 2006.

http://webapps01.un.org/vawdatabase/searchDetail.action?measureId=8662

 

Barbados, Sexual Offences Act, 1992.

http://webapps01.un.org/vawdatabase/uploads/Barbados%20-%20Sexual%20Offences%20Act%202002.pdf

 

Bosnia and Herzegovina, Criminal Code of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2003.

http://www.ohr.int/ohr-dept/legal/oth-legist/doc/fbih-criminal-code-new.doc

 

CADA, last acc. 2/15/10.

http://www.inspire-hope.org/safety-planning/

 

Canada, Criminal Code, (R.S.C. 1985, c. C-46)

http://www.canlii.org/en/ca/laws/stat/rsc-1985-c-c-46/latest/rsc-1985-c-c-46.html

 

Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, Respect, Protect and Fulfill: Legislating for Women’s Rights in the Context of HIV/AIDS (2009).

http://www.aidslaw.ca/EN/womensrights/english.htm

 

Cleveland Police, United Kingdom, Cleveland’s Success in Rape Convictions, 10/06/2009.

http://www.cleveland.police.uk/news/releases/release3624.aspx

 

Coalition for the Campaign “Africa for Women’s Rights: Ratify and Respect!” and Fédération Internationale des ligues des Droits de l’Homme (FIDH), Africa for Women’s Rights: Ratify and Respect! Dossier of Claims (2010).

http://www.africa4womensrights.org/public/press_statements/DPfemmesAfriqueENGLD.pdf

 

Conference of American States, American Declaration on the Rights and Duties of Man, 1948.

http://www.escr-net.org/resources_more/resources_more_show.htm?doc_id=425903&parent_id=425906

 

Costa Rica, Criminalization of Violence against Women Law (2007).

http://webapps01.un.org/vawdatabase/uploads/Costa%20Rica%20-%20Ley%20Penalizacion%20de%20violencia%20contra%20mujer.pdf

 

Council of Europe General Recommendation (2002)5 of the Committee of Ministers to member States on the protection of women against violence adopted on 30 April 2002 and Explanatory Memorandum.

http://www.humanrights.coe.int/equality/Eng/WordDocs/2002r5%20Violence%20recommendation%20English.doc

 

Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly, Resolution 1691 (2009).

http://assembly.coe.int/Main.asp?link=/Documents/AdoptedText/ta09/ERES1691.htm

 

Crime and Justice Research Centre, Responding to Sexual Violence: Attrition in the New Zealand Criminal Justice System
Ministry of Women’s Affairs
, 2009.

http://www.mwa.govt.nz/news-and-pubs/publications/attrition-pdf

 

Cybulska, Beata, “Sexual Assault: Key Issues,” 2007.

Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine (UK). http://www.rsm.ac.uk/media/downloads/j07-07sexualassualt.pdf

 

De Cicco, Gabriela, “Mexico-Ciudad Juarez - Disappearances & Murders of Mexican Women Finally Steps Towards Justice - Inter-American Human Rights Court Judgment,” AWID, 12 December 2009

 

Du Mont, Janice, and White, Deborah, The Uses and Impacts of Medico-Legal Evidence in Sexual Assault Cases: A Global Review, Sexual Violence Research Institute (2007). (PDF, 87 pages). http://www.svri.org/medico.pdf

 

Ellingwood, Ken, “Court cites rights failure by Mexico in Juarez killings of womenThe Los Angeles Times; (11 December 2009)

http://www.latimes.com/news/nation-and-world/la-fg-mexico-ruling11-2009dec11,0,7865590.story

 

Ellison, Louise, and Munro, Vanessa E., Turning Mirrors Into Windows? Assessing the Impact of (Mock) Juror Education in Rape Trials, 49 Brit. J. Criminology (2009).

 

European Policy Action Centre on Violence against Women, "Council of Europe Takes a Strong Position on Rape, Including Marital Rape," (22 January 2010).

http://www.epacvaw.org/spip.php?page=article&id_article=483

 

Goldfarb, Sally F., United Nations Expert Group Meeting on Good Practices in Legislation on Violence against Women, The Legal Response to Violence against Women in the United States of America: Recent Reforms and Continuing Challenges, 2008.

http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/egm/vaw_legislation_2008/expertpapers/EGMGPLVAW%20Paper%20(Sally%20Goldfarb).pdf

 

Guanzon, Rowena V., United Nations Expert Group Meeting on Good Practices in Legislation on Violence against Women, Laws on Violence against Women in the Philippines, 2008.

http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/egm/vaw_legislation_2008/expertpapers/EGMGPLVAW%20Paper%20(Rowena%20Guanzon).pdf

 

Guatemala, Law against Femicide and Other Forms of Violence against Women, 2008.

http://webapps01.un.org/vawdatabase/searchDetail.action?measureId=10303&baseHREF=country&baseHREFId=577

 

Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, Now, The World is Without Me”: An Investigation of Sexual Violence in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (2010).

http://www.oxfam.org/sites/www.oxfam.org/files/DRC-sexual-violence-2010-04.pdf

 

Horváth, Enikö, Zukani, Monwabisi, Eppel, Desmond, Kays, Monica, Konare, Abdoul, Park, Yeora S., Pischalnikova, Ekaterina Y., Stankard, Nathaniel, and Zingher, Tally, in collaboration with Barad, Elizabeth and Slattery, Elisa, Gender-Based Violence Laws in Sub-Saharan Africa (2007), prepared for the Committee on African Affairs of the New York City Bar as part of a pro bono project coordinated by The Cyrus R. Vance Centre for International Justice.

http://www.nycbar.org/pdf/report/GBVReportFinal2.pdf

 

Human Rights Watch, Testing Justice: The Rape Kit Backlog in Los Angeles City and County (2009).

http://www.hrw.org/en/reports/2009/03/31/testing-justice-0

 

Inter-American Court of Justice, Caso González y Otras (“Campo Algodonero”) v. Mexico (2009).

http://www.corteidh.or.cr/casos.cfm?idCaso=327

 

International Centre for Criminal Law Reform and Criminal Justice Policy (Canada), Model Strategies and Practical Measures on the Elimination of Violence Against Women in the Field of Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice: Resource Manual, (1999).

http://www.icclr.law.ubc.ca/Publications/Reports/VAWMANUA.PDF

 

International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, Prosecutor v. Akayesu (1998).

http://www.ictr.org/ENGLISH/cases/Akayesu/judgement/akay001.htm

 

International Organization for Migration, "IOM Provides Technical Assistance to Reparations Programme for Victims of Sexual Violence in Sierra Leone" (23 March 2010).

http://www.iom.int/jahia/Jahia/media.press-briefing-notes/pbnAF/cache/offonce?entryId=27138

 

Ireland, Criminal Law (Rape) (Amendment) Act, (1990).

http://webapps01.un.org/vawdatabase/uploads/Ireland%20-%20Criminal%20Law%20(Rape)%20(Amendment)%20Act.pdf

 

Italy, Law No. 38/2009 on Urgent Measures Regarding Sexual Violence, 2009.

http://webapps01.un.org/vawdatabase/uploads/Italy%20-%20Law%2038-2009%20sexual%20violence.pdf

 

Johnson, Funmi, United Nations Expert Group Meeting on Good Practices in Legislation on Violence against Women, The Struggle for Justice: The State’s Response to Violence Against Women, 2008.

http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/egm/vaw_legislation_2008/expertpapers/EGMGPLVAW%20Paper%20(Funmi%20Johnson).pdf

 

Kazakhstan, The Criminal Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan, 1997.

http://www.legislationline.org/download/action/download/id/1681/file/ca1cfb8a67f8a1c2ffe8de6554a3.htm/preview

 

Kentucky Association of Sexual Assault Programs, Developing a Sexual Assault Response Team, 2002.

http://kyasap.brinkster.net/Portals/0/pdfs/SANE-COMMUNITYRESOURCE.pdf

 

Kenya, National Guidelines Medical Management of Rape/Sexual Violence, 2004.

http://www.drh.go.ke/documents/Guidelines_gender.pdf

 

Kenya, Sexual Offences Act (No.3) (2006).

http://www.kenyalaw.org/family/statutes/download.php?file=Sexual%20Offences%20Act.pdf

 

Lesotho, Sexual Offences Act, 2003.

http://webapps01.un.org/vawdatabase/uploads/Lesotho%20-%20Sexual%20Violence%20Act%202003.pdf

 

Liberia, Act to Amend the Penal Code (2005) of Liberia, 2005.

http://www.unhcr.org/refworld/country,,,LEGISLATION,LBR,456d621e2,44868e674,0.html

 

Littel, Kristen, Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Programs: Improving the Community Response to Sexual Assault Victims (2001).

http://new.vawnet.org/Assoc_Files_VAWnet/OVC_SANE0401-186366.pdf

 

Malkin, Elizabeth, “Mexico: Rebuke on Investigation of MurdersThe New York Times (10 December 2009).

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/11/world/americas/11briefs-MexBrf.html?_r=1

 

Mexico, Law on Access of Women to a Life Free of Violence, (2007).

http://webapps01.un.org/vawdatabase/uploads/Mexico%20-%20Ley%20General%20de%20Acceso%20de%20las%20Mujeres%20a%20una%20Vida%20Libre%20de%20Violencia%20(2007).pdf

 

Montenegro, Law on Criminal Procedure, 2004.

http://webapps01.un.org/vawdatabase/searchDetail.action?measureId=2516

 

Moser, Annalise, Women Building Peace and Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict-Affected Contexts