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Tactical rape in war and conflict : international recognition and response

Author: Brenda Fitzpatrick
Publisher: Bristol, UK ; Chicago, IL : Policy Press, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The use of rape as a deliberate tactic of war and genocide is not just a serious human rights issue, but also a threat to international and individual security. The first book to analyze rape as an act of war against civilians, Brenda Fitzpatrick's groundbreaking study highlights both these horrors and the international progress away from tacit acceptance to active rejection. Exploring historical international  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brenda Fitzpatrick
ISBN: 1447326695 9781447326694 9781447326700 1447326709
OCLC Number: 920720752
Description: vi, 294 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / Jill Steans --
1. Introduction --
2. Tactical rape and sexual violence in conflict --
3. Context --
4. Critical commentary --
5. Tactical rape in the former Yugoslavia --
6. Tactical rape and genocide in Rwanda --
7. United Nations Security Council resolution 1325 --
8. After Security Council resolution 1325 --
9. Women and security --
10. Significant progress and ongoing challenges.
Responsibility: Brenda Fitzpatrick.

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