Patricia V. Sellers appointed as the Special Advisor on Gender by Prosecutor of International Criminal Court

The Prosecutor of International Criminal Court (ICC) appointed Patricia V. Sellers as the Special Advisor on Gender. The newly appointed Special Advisor is a human rights practitioner and an international criminal lawyer who has been working in the field of international criminal justice. The Special Advisor will be required to further strengthen the approach to a range of gender issues and support wide, strategic responses to sexual and gender-based crimes under the Rome Statute (under article 42.9 of the Rome Statute, the Prosecutor may appoint Special Advisors with legal expertise on specific issues, including, but not limited to, sexual and gender violence.)

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