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Gender-Based Violence Against Civilian Women in Postinvasion Iraq: (Re)Politicizing George W. Bush's Silent Legacy

Lee-Koo, Katrina


This article explores the increase in gender-based violence against civilian women in Iraq since 2003 and connects it to the U.S.-led invasion of that country. It outlines the complex nature of the gender-based violence and the impact that it has had on civilian women in Iraq. It then analyzes the links between this violence and the politics of the postinvasion period. This article also explores how this violence has been politicized. Ultimately, the article (re)politicizes gender-based...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Violence Against Women
DOI: 10.1177/1077801211436094


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