Gentlemen`s Agreement Gender Neutral

“In particular, it contains some proposals to promote equality between women and men; These guidelines are consistent with other guidelines (e.g. B information from the British Sociological Association on equality and diversity. [8] “The Ministry of Defence informed the Special Rapporteur that 61 military personnel were prosecuted for sexual and gender-based violence between 2011 and 2015; 31 of them were court-martialed. According to the government, families are sometimes invited to testify before trials; However, the procedures remain opaque and victims often do not know whether the perpetrators have acted. Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, A/HRC/31/71, para. 40, 18 March 2016, (appeal on 5 August 2016). We voted in the team and it was limited to “handshake deal” or “trust agreement”. As the CEDAW Committee has noted and as Burmese women`s rights organizations have repeatedly emphasized, justice for women and girls in Burma remains elusive, particularly with regard to violence related to armed conflict. [39] There is no institutionalized complaint mechanism for victims of sexual violence committed by the Tatmadaw, in line with the UN Declaration of Commitment to End Sexual Violence in Conflict, signed by the government in 2014. [40] If Tatmadaw soldiers are implicated in ill-treatment of civilians, victims and their families must rely on the Tatmadaw to prosecute their soldiers. Despite allegations of more than 70 cases of sexual violence perpetrated by the Burmese military over the past four years, few prosecutions have been reported publicly; In 2014, only two soldiers convicted of rape were known. [41] In the Burmese section of his 2015 report on conflict-related sexual violence, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that “remedies must be available in a uniform and systematic manner” and that the special rapporteurs for Burma had called for an amendment to the constitution so that security forces are subject to civilian oversight. [42] In general, Burmese criminal law offers insufficient protection to women. . .


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