Rape as Genocide: Bangladesh, the Former Yugoslavia, and Rwanda

@article{Sharlach2000RapeAG,
  title={Rape as Genocide: Bangladesh, the Former Yugoslavia, and Rwanda},
  author={Lisa B. Sharlach},
  journal={New Political Science},
  year={2000},
  volume={22},
  pages={102 - 89}
}
According to the 1948 Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of an ethnic, national, or religious group and/or ''deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction in whole or in part'' constitute genocide. Rape certainly may cause serious physical and/or mental injury to the survivor, and also may destroy the morale of her family and ethnic community. However… 
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