Female Combatants and the Perpetration of Violence: Wartime Rape in the Sierra

@article{Cohen2013FemaleCA,
  title={Female Combatants and the Perpetration of Violence: Wartime Rape in the Sierra},
  author={Dara Kay Cohen},
  journal={World Politics},
  year={2013},
  volume={65},
  pages={383 - 415}
}
Much of the current scholarship on wartime violence, including studies of the combatants themselves, assumes that women are victims and men are perpetrators. However, there is an increasing awareness that women in armed groups may be active fighters who function as more than just cooks, cleaners, and sexual slaves. In this article, the author focuses on the involvement of female fighters in a form of violence that is commonly thought to be perpetrated only by men: the wartime rape of… CONTINUE READING

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