Database and pilot study

SVAC Pilot study, Fall 2010: African conflicts 2000-09
Based on the UCDP/PRIO dataset
Using information on militia groups from the @ [link]

SVAC uses the International Criminal Court (ICC) definition of sexual violence:
- includes rape, sexual mutilation, sexual slavery, enforced prostitution, forced pregnancy, and enforced sterilization
- importantly, definition does not exclude the existence of female perpetrators and male victims of sexual violence



Pilot funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

SVAC Phase 2: Spring 2011
African conflicts, 1989-1999
Middle Eastern conflicts 1989-2009

Funded by Folke Bernadotte Academy (Sweden)