Civil society and gender-based violence: expanding the horizons of transitional justice

Henry, N 2016, 'Civil society and gender-based violence: expanding the horizons of transitional justice', The Australian Feminist Law Journal, vol. 42, no. 1, pp. 119-136.


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Title Civil society and gender-based violence: expanding the horizons of transitional justice
Author(s) Henry, N
Year 2016
Journal name The Australian Feminist Law Journal
Volume number 42
Issue number 1
Start page 119
End page 136
Total pages 18
Publisher Taylor and Francis Australasia
Abstract The transitional justice field has thus far neglected the nature, scope and impacts of civil society initiatives for addressing gender-based violence. Using a feminist framework of analysis, I examine the role of civil society tribunals as a transitional justice mechanism. Despite their limitations, I argue that civil society tribunals can provide recognition for victim suffering, as well as challenge dominant narratives, explore the underlying individual and structural causes of violence and propose solutions to achieving non-violence and gender equality. Overall, I argue that transitional justice is a useful conceptual framework for examining civil society activity in addressing gender-based harms.
Subject Law and Society
DOI - identifier 10.1080/13200968.2016.1175334
Copyright notice © 2016 Australian Feminist Law Journal Inc.
ISSN 1320-0968
Additional Notes This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis Group in The Australian Feminist Law Journal on 07 Aug 2016, available online: http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/12345678.1234.123456
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