Rape as a Weapon of War: Accountability for Sexual Violence in Conflict
Full Committee Hearing

Subcommittee on Human Rights and the Law
Date: Tuesday, April 1, 2008
Time: 10:00 AM

Agenda


NOTICE OF SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING

The Senate Committee on the Judiciary has scheduled a hearing before the Subcommittee on Human Rights and the Law on "Rape as a Weapon of War: Accountability for Sexual Violence in Conflict" for Tuesday, April 1, 2008, at 10:00 a.m. in Room 226 of the Senate Dirksen Office Building.

Chairman Durbin will preside.

Member Statements


  1. Senator Russ Feingold (D - WI)
  2. Senator Dick Durbin (D - IL)

Witnesses


Panel I

  1. Lisa Jackson
  2. Dr. Denis Mukwege
    Director Panzi General Referral Hospital
    Bukavu, South Kivu , Democratic Republic of the Congo
  3. Karin Wachter
    Acting Gender-Based Violence Senior Technical Advisor
    International Rescue Committee
    New York , NY
  4. Dr. Kelley Dawn Askin
    Senior Legal Officer
    Open Society Justice Initiative
    New York , NY