The Dynamics of Re-Victimisation, a study by Janie Leatherman

  “In pre-conflict periods, the intensification of nationalist or other patriarchal ideologies (religious, ethnic, racial, and so forth) are used to mobilize and polarize members of society, and draw tighter boundaries between in and outgroup/s. This kind of rhetoric often relies on using the symbol of the women as the “mother of the nation,” and…

Sexual violence as Weapon of War, – CAR

Why is rape so common in conflict zones, and what happens to the victims? Check out Human Right’s Watch’s newest report on rape as a weapon in the ongoing civil war of the Central African Republic. Central African Republic: Sexual Violence as Weapon of War – read the report We will talk and write more…