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Needs and experiences of Rwandan women who raised a case at a gacaca court about sexual violence committed against them during the genocide in Rwanda

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Title
Needs and experiences of Rwandan women who raised a case at a gacaca court about sexual violence committed against them during the genocide in Rwanda
Type
Dataset
Date Record Created
2017-08-30
Date Record Modified
2017-10-23
Language
English
Coverage
Date Coverage
2015-12-20 to 2016-01-10
Time Period
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Geospatial Location
  • Southern Province and Kigali, Rwanda
Description
Descriptions
  1. Type: brief

    This dataset contains audio files of interviews with Rwandan survivors of sexual violence in relation to their participation in a gacaca court.

  2. Type: full

    This dataset contains audio files of interviews with Rwandan women who testified about sexual violence committed against them during the 1994 genocide before a gacaca court. The interviews focus on the women's motivations to participate in gacaca and their experiences with the process. The interviews were conducted in December 2015/ January 2016 by the researcher, assisted by a Kinyarwanda interpreter.

    The full methodology is available in the Open Access publication from the Related Publications link below.

Related Publications
  1. Herrmann, Judith (2017) Experiences, challenges, and lessons learned; interviewing Rwandan survivors of sexual violence. Griffith Journal of Law & Human Dignity, 5 (1). pp. 165-188.
    Open Access
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People
Creators
  1. Owned by: Mrs Judith Rafferty , judith.rafferty@jcu.edu.au , Law, Cairns Institute, Division of Tropical Environments & Societies
Primary Contact
Mrs Judith Rafferty, judith.rafferty@jcu.edu.au
Supervisors
  1. Prof Chris Cunneen , chris.cunneen@jcu.edu.au
Collaborators
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Subject
Fields of Research
  1. 169901 - Gender Specific Studies (169901)
  2. 180119 - Law and Society (180119)
  3. 180102 - Access to Justice (180102)
Socio-Economic Objective
  1. 940499 - Justice and the Law not elsewhere classified (940499)
  2. 940113 - Gender and Sexualities (940113)
Keywords
  1. sexual violence
  2. transitional justice
  3. Rwanda
  4. genocide
  5. gender studies
Research Activity
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Research Themes
People and Societies in the Tropics
Rights
License
CC BY-NC-ND: Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivatives 3.0 AU
License - Other
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Access Rights/Conditions
Dataset contains confidential or sensitive information. No access to data is permitted. Contact data manager for more information.
Type
restricted
Rights
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Data
Data Location
Online Locations
Stored At
Secure data section of the Tropical Data Hub (TDH) archive - eResearch Centre, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
Citation
Cite:
Rafferty, J. (2017). Needs and experiences of Rwandan women who raised a case at a gacaca court about sexual violence committed against them during the genocide in Rwanda. James Cook University. (dataset). 8336373ce8545b9c7721a8b2e9e9df9e