Source: (2010) paper presented at the African Transitional Justice Research Network Workshop “Advocating Justice: Civil Society and Transitional Justice in Africa” 30–31 August 2010, Johannesburg, South Africa

Accountability for gender crimes remains a critical challenge for most post-conflict societies.1 The pervasive violations that women experience during armed conflicts are rarely integrated into transitional justice processes, which entrenches existing inequalities and fosters a culture of impunity for gender crimes.2 This paper highlights the advocacy strategies and activities implemented by FIDA-Uganda to engender transitional justice mechanisms in northern Uganda in order to end impunity for gender crimes. (author's abstract)

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