Living With the Sins of Their Fathers: An Analysis of Self-Representation of Adolescents Born of War Rape

@inproceedings{Erjavec2010LivingWT,
  title={Living With the Sins of Their Fathers: An Analysis of Self-Representation of Adolescents Born of War Rape},
  author={Karmen Erjavec and Zala Volcic},
  year={2010}
}
Children born of war rape continue to be a taboo theme in many post-war societies, also in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BH). This study is based on in-depth interviews with eleven adolescents born of war rape in BH. The main goal is to present how these adolescents represent themselves and their life-situations. On the basis of the research we identify four key themes: 1) their continued sense of hostility even after the end of the war; 2) the internalized guilt; 3) the role reversal; and 4) the… CONTINUE READING

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