This month on Justice Matters, Dara Kay Cohen discusses rape during contemporary civil wars and how documenting war crimes in Ukraine may lead to accountability after the war.


Dara Kay Cohen, the Ford Foundation Associate Professor of Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School, performs research that spans the field of international relations, including international security, civil war and the dynamics of violence, and gender and conflict. Cohen explores these topics further in her award winning books, Rape During Civil War and Lynching and Local Justice: Legitimacy and Accountability in Weak States.