Recognizing Gender-Based Violence Against Civilian Men and Boys in Conflict Situations

  title={Recognizing Gender-Based Violence Against Civilian Men and Boys in Conflict Situations},
  author={Robyn Charli Carpenter},
  journal={Security Dialogue},
  pages={103 - 83}
While gender-based violence has recently emerged as a salient topic in the human security community, it has been framed principally with respect to violence against women and girls, particularly sexual violence. In this article, I argue that gender-based violence against men (including sexual violence, forced conscription, and sex-selective massacre) must be recognized as such, condemned, and addressed by civilian protection agencies and proponents of a ‘human security’ agenda in international… Expand
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