Common Fate, Different Experience: Gender-Specific Aspects of the Armenian Genocide, 1915-1917

@article{Derderian2005CommonFD,
  title={Common Fate, Different Experience: Gender-Specific Aspects of the Armenian Genocide, 1915-1917},
  author={K. Derderian},
  journal={Holocaust and Genocide Studies},
  year={2005},
  volume={19},
  pages={1 - 25}
}
  • K. Derderian
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine, Sociology
  • Holocaust and Genocide Studies
  • Violence against women was a central feature of the Armenian Genocide. Even before the mass killings, sexual humiliation was used to intimidate the Armenian community. After the murder of the Armenian leadership and men of military age, Ottoman authorities and Ittihadist supporters deported surviving Armenians from Anatolia into the Syrian desert. During this ethnic cleansing, rape, kidnapping, sex slavery, and forced re-marriage became de facto instruments of genocide. Eyewitness accounts and… CONTINUE READING
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