Sexual Violence as a Weapon of War?

Forthcoming book in the Africa Now series

'Perceptions, Prescriptions, Problems in the Congo and Beyond' by Maria Eriksson Baaz and Maria Stern, the book is available in May 2013:

All too often in conflict situations, rape is referred to as a 'weapon of war' - a term presented as self-explanatory through its implied storyline of gender and warring. In this provocative but much-needed book, Eriksson Baaz and Stern challenge the dominant understandings of sexual violence in conflict and post-conflict settings.

Read more about the book here (opens in new window).

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