Related Rule
Azerbaijan
Practice Relating to Rule 93. Rape and Other Forms of Sexual Violence
Azerbaijan’s Law concerning the Protection of Civilian Persons and the Rights of Prisoners of War (1995) provides that in international and non-international armed conflicts, rape of civilian persons, degrading and humiliating treatment of women, forced prostitution and attacks on their dignity are prohibited. It further prohibits the rape of prisoners of war and adds: “Women and young girls are especially protected against attacks on their honour.” 
Azerbaijan, Law concerning the Protection of Civilian Persons and the Rights of Prisoners of War, 1995, Articles 17(2), 21(1) and 22(1).
Azerbaijan’s Criminal Code (1999) provides that “committing rape, sexual slavery, enforced prostitution, enforced sterilization and other acts related to sexual violence” are war crimes. 
Azerbaijan, Criminal Code, 1999, Article 116.0.17; see also Article 108 (gender violations: rape, gender enslavement, enforced prostitution and any other forms of sexual violence).
Azerbaijan’s Criminal Code (1999), as amended to 2007, provides that “committing rape, sexual slavery, enforced prostitution, enforced sterilization, forced pregnancy and other acts related to sexual violence” are war crimes. 
Azerbaijan, Criminal Code, 1999, as amended to Law 522-11QD dated 25 December 2007, Article 116.0.17; see also Articles 108 and 108-1.