The Promise Institute for Human Rights at UCLA School of Law

POSTPONED: The Cultural Value of Sexual Violence

​THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED AND POSTPONED TO FALL 2020


Patricia Sellers is an international criminal lawyer and the Special Advisor for Gender for the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court. She was instrumental pushing international criminal law to address sexual violence as a prosecutor and gender advisor at the ad hoc tribunals for Rwanda and Yugoslavia. She has been a Special Legal Consultant to UN Women, to the Gender and Women’s Rights Division of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and to the UN Secretary’s General’s Special Representative to Children in Armed Conflict. Her expertise focuses on the strategic investigation and prosecution of sexual violence.