Sexual violence: weapon of war, impediment to peace PDF Print E-mail

AUTHOR: Forced Migration Review
DATE: 2007
PUBLISHER: Forced Migration Review

This special issue of Forced Migration Review sheds light on the necessity to address sexual violence as a crime, a humanitarian emergency and a major challenge to development efforts. Each article takes a unique perspective on the challenges and opportunities for combating such violence during conflict, post-conflict and in development recovery contexts. Issues that are raised include sexual exploitation and abuse and its link to HIV/AIDS and public health and sexual health rights.

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