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Protection of Women in Armed Conflict

Charlesworth, Hilary; Gardam, Judith


Women increasingly bear the major burden of armed conflict. In recent years particular attention has been given to the question of violence against women in armed conflict. The significance of these developments is considerable. However, the focus on violence-in particular on sexual violence-tends to obscure other important aspects of women's experience of armed conflict that to date have been largely ignored. The purpose of this comment is to consider a range of ways in which women are...[Show more]

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Date published: 2000
Type: Journal article
Source: Human Rights Quarterly
Access Rights: Open Access


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