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Icons of the Past: Stories about children born of violence in the Guatemalan and Peruvian Truth Commissions

Alonso Soriano, Ana Lucia


This dissertation examines the stories about children born of violence that were told by victims and survivors during the gathering of testimonies of sexual violence against women for the truth commissions in Guatemala and Peru. The truth commissions used the stories about children born of violence to reinforce their narratives on sexual violence. In doing so, children born of violence became proof of the violence against their mothers, their families and their communities. Children born of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2021
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/PCJQ-Q387


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