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International Humanitarian Law

III.11 States must ensure victims/survivors of CRSV who have been deprived of their liberty (including POWs) have access to reporting procedures

Persons deprived of their liberty must have the right to complain about the conditions they are being detained in to the authorities in whose power they are. Complaints must be transmitted immediately and, if unfounded, should not result in punishment.

States should be mindful that persons deprived of their liberty often find themselves in 'conditions so distressing that they may commit errors of judgment', which may result in discrepancies in their complaints. This is particularly true in cases of sexual violence. Many victims/survivors do not wish to report sexual violence to the authorities, as those that do run the risk of:

Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT)

International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD)

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Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT)

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Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)

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Council of Europe System

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