Leo Chukwuemeka Nwoye

Leo Chukwuemeka Nwoye


  • School of International Relations, The Arts Faculty Building, The Scores

    KY16 9AX St Andrews

    United Kingdom

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Research overview

Leo's research interrogates the interconnected notions of ‘gender,’ 'sexual violence' and ‘women’ in the context of international investigations and prosecutions of conflict-related sexual violence against male victims – with the International Criminal Tribunals for Rwanda and former Yugoslavia serving as case studies. His study seeks to gain an understanding of how international actors comprehend and redress these crimes; and why male victims are seemingly ignored or treated differently.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions