Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda’s Pursuit of International Justice for Women
By Brianne McGonigle Leyh | March 4, 2013
This International Women’s Day, taking stock of the progress and challenges facing women may be especially important in the area of international criminal justice. Women and young girls continue to be targeted at alarmingly high numbers because of their sex. Yet recently, hope has arisen with the unanimous election of the first female chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC).