Social Constructions of Masculinity and Male Survivors of Wartime Sexual Violence: an Analytical Review

  title={Social Constructions of Masculinity and Male Survivors of Wartime Sexual Violence: an Analytical Review},
  author={Monica Adhiambo Onyango and Karen M Hampanda},
  journal={International Journal of Sexual Health},
  pages={237 - 247}
ABSTRACT Male sexual violence has been reported in 25 armed conflicts in recent years. However, communities and organizations are not equipped to deal with male survivors of sexual violence because it undermines the ideals of social constructions of masculinity. Compared with females, male survivors lack access to reproductive health programs and are generally ignored in gender-based violence discourse. Yet, male survivors are known to suffer from numerous physical injuries and psychosocial… 
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