By Robin M. Chandler, Linda K. Fuller, Lihua Wang

ISBN-10: 0230103715

ISBN-13: 9780230103719

Ladies, conflict, and Violence: own views and international Activism attracts upon a large international group of activists, students, NGOs, and clinicians to extend the definition of the way warfare and its violent underpinnings impacts daily girls and households world wide. profiting from first-hand examine and definitive checks of gender-based violence interventions, it invitations assorted views of interdisciplinary documentation and storytelling past conventional educational writing. Reflecting on anti-militarist activism, structural violence, post-war atrocities, govt commissions and coverage options, WWV sheds new gentle on war-related gender oppression on the intersections of race, nationwide identification, faith, and social classification and the necessity to advertise a brand new paradigm of the equality of fellows and girls.

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