Forced pregnancy - NIAC

See Also


Rome Statute

Article 8
War crimes
2. For the purpose of this Statute, "war crimes" means:
(e) Other serious violations of the laws and customs applicable in armed conflicts not of
an international character, within the established framework of international law, namely, any of
the following acts:
(vi) Committing rape, sexual slavery, enforced prostitution, forced pregnancy, as defined in article 7, paragraph 2 (f), enforced sterilization, and any other form of sexual violence also constituting a serious violation of article 3 common to the four Geneva Conventions

Article 7
Crimes against humanity
2. For the purpose of paragraph 1:
(f) ‘Forced pregnancy’ means the unlawful confinement of a woman forcibly
made pregnant, with the intent of affecting the ethnic composition of any
population or carrying out other grave violations of international law. This
definition shall not in any way be interpreted as affecting national laws
relating to pregnancy;

States with implementing provisions

Australia [1] [2]
Belgium [1]
Bosnia and Herzegovina [1] [2]
Finland [1]
Germany [1]
Greece [1]
Kenya [1]
Korea, Republic of [1]
Lesotho [1]
Malta [1] [2]
Mauritius [1]
Netherlands [1] [2]
New Zealand [1]
Norway [1]
Philippines [1] [2]
Portugal [1]
Slovenia [1] [2]
South Africa [1]
Switzerland [1]
Uganda [1]
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland [1] [2]