Wartime sexual violence: women’s human rights and questions of masculinity

  title={Wartime sexual violence: women’s human rights and questions of masculinity},
  author={Miranda H. Alison},
  journal={Review of International Studies},
  pages={75 - 90}
  • M. Alison
  • Published 1 January 2007
  • Political Science
  • Review of International Studies
This article examines wartime sexual violence, one of the most recurring wartime human rights abuses. It asserts that our theorisations need further development, particularly in regard to the way that masculinities and the intersections with constructions of ethnicity feature in wartime sexual violence. The article also argues that although women and girls are the predominant victims of sexual violence and men and boys the predominant agents, we must also be able to account for the presence of… 

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