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Women, violence and war

Women, violence and war

wartime victimization of refugees in the Balkans

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Published by Central European University Press, Plymbridge in Budapest, Plymouth .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Yugoslav War, 1991-1995 -- Atrocities,
  • Women refugees -- Balkan Peninsula -- Interviews,
  • Yugoslav War, 1991-1995 -- Women,
  • Yugoslav War, 1991-1995 -- Refugees

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    Statementedited by Vesna Nikolić-Ristanović
    ContributionsNikolić-Ristanović, Vesna
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 300 p. ;
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18110196M
    ISBN 109639116599, 9639116602

    Wartime sexual violence is rape or other forms of sexual violence committed by combatants during armed conflict, war, or military occupation often as spoils of war; but sometimes, particularly in ethnic conflict, the phenomenon has broader sociological e sexual violence may also include gang rape and rape with objects. It is distinguished from sexual harassment, sexual assaults. Why an Award for Books Without Violence Against Women Is So She also made the case in a lengthy Facebook post that the Staunch Book Prize muddies its message by taking e.g. war, terrorist Author: Marissa Martinelli.

    Cambridge Core - Human Rights - Conflict-Related Violence against Women - by Aisling SwaineCited by: 1.   Women who have written about female violence, such as Patricia Pearson, author of the book When She Was Bad: Violent Women and the Author: Cathy Young.

      But, well, it is, in a way. And unthinking violence against black women shouldn't be all that shocking, as Andrea J. Ritchie, a police-misconduct attorney, explains in her new book, Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of happened in Columbia—my hometown—was "representative of decades-long trends in policing black girls and girls of color across Author: Brandon Tensley.   These stories of slow violence are not included in traditional accounts of Civil War history, Glymph said. “Women like [Taylor and Stokes] are absent—hardly a book on the Civil War mentions.


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Very few women play a role in making war plans that feature the intentional sexual violation of other women. This book is about those very few women. Women as Wartime Rapists reveals the stories of female perpetrators of sexual violence and their place in wartime conflict, legal policy, and the punishment of sexual violence.2/5(2).

A plaque on the wall of the Liberation War Museum in Bangladesh says it all: “There are not many records of this hidden suffering”, referring to the rape ofwomen by soldiers. Her book presents evidence of women’s culpability in sexual violence from the Armenian genocide to the seemingly unending though consistently under-reported conflict in.

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Some contributors uncover buried histories of state violence against women throughout the twentieth century, in locations as diverse as Ireland, Indonesia, and by: 2.

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VAW has a very long history, though the incidents and. Violence against Women is an international, interdisciplinary journal dedicated to the publication of research and information on all aspects of the problem of violence against women.

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