Forced marriage as a crime against humanity

ICL lunch with Tanja E.A. Czelusniak presenting whether forced marriage is a separate crime against humanity.

Forced marriage is one of the newest crimes against humanity adjudicated at international criminal tribunals. This presentation will 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?

This presentation is based off Tanja E.A. Czelusniak's masters thesis.


Pluricourts holds a monthly international criminal law (ICL) lunch, where an invited ICL expert gives a presentation on a topic of their choice, followed by questions from the audience. The aim is to provide a wide-ranging lecture series, giving varied insights into what is happening within the field of ICL today. We invite speakers from different backgrounds, and have had presentations from Norwegian- based and international academics, as well as speakers from local agencies who work with ICL-related issues, such as Kripos and the Norwegian Red Cross. The lunches also function as a meeting point for those who are interested in ICL, allowing for ideas to be exchanged and developed. They are open to the public, and are attended by staff, students and those working in ICL in the Oslo area.

Tags: Criminal law
Published June 27, 2017 10:48 AM - Last modified May 8, 2018 8:15 AM