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V.R.P. and V.P.C., et al. v. Nicaragua

This case is about the State’s failure to properly investigate, prosecute and try the case of the rape of a child. Eventually, the Court found Nicaragua in violation of several articles of the American Convention. In reaching the decision, the Court took into account the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Case Summary: V.R.P. and V.P.C., et al. v. Nicaragua

Violations Against The Inter-American Convention On The Prevention, Punishment And Eradication Of Violence Against Women
Did the State Accept International Responsibility?
Did the State Raise Preliminary Objections?
Case Summary