Practice Relating to Rule 93. Rape and Other Forms of Sexual Violence
Argentina’s Law of War Manual (1969) stipulates: “Women will be especially protected against attempts on their honour, particularly against rape, enforced prostitution and indecent assault.”
Argentina’s Law of War Manual (1989) states: “Women shall be subject to special respect and protected particularly against all forms of indecent assault.” It further provides that forced prostitution and any other form of indecent assault are prohibited in international and internal armed conflicts and in occupied territories.
Argentina’s Law on the Protection of Children’s and Adolescents’ Rights (2005) states:
Children and adolescents are entitled to dignity as subjects of international law and developing persons. [They are entitled] to not be subjected to … any form of … sexual exploitation, kidnapping or trafficking for any cruel or degrading purpose, or under any cruel or degrading form or condition …
Children and adolescents are entitled to their physical, sexual, psychological and moral integrity.