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  • Yaiza Janssens

I.P. v. the Republic of Moldova: missed opportunity to tackle rape myths

May 20, 2015

By Yaiza Janssens In the recent case of I.P. v. the Republic of Moldova, the European Court of Human Rights examined state responsibility to establish an effective legal and judicial framework with regard to rape under Articles 3 and 8 of the Convention. In this post, I show that the Court failed to acknowledge that […]