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Forced Marriage As a Crime Against Humanity

66 Pages Posted: 3 May 2017  

Date Written: November 25, 2016


Forced marriage is one of the newest crimes against humanity adjudicated at international criminal tribunals. This thesis shall discuss the evolution of this new crime, asking: Has international jurisprudence come to a point of recognition of forced marriage as a separate crime against humanity and if so, is it viable?

Keywords: forced marriage, crimes against humanity, international criminal law

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Czelusniak, Tanja Erika Andersen, Forced Marriage As a Crime Against Humanity (November 25, 2016). PluriCourts Research Paper No. 17-02. Available at SSRN:

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