July 7, 2020

International Criminal Court marks International Women’s Day

The International Criminal Court (“ICC” or the “Court”) marks International Women’s Day in support of global action to achieve gender equality for all women and girls. The theme for International Women’s Day 2020 is “I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights“, and commemorates the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action.   The ICC promotes women’s rights and considers gender perspectives through its work and institutional approach, including in the ICC Courtroom itself, in communities affected by atrocity crimes, in its global work cooperating with over 120 States Parties, as well as internally, among Court staff. “Effective and accessible justice in the 21st century must incorporate…