(iv) Violence against women in conflict and war, and conflict-related sexual violence

Conflict-related sexual violence: Recent overviews

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Buss, D. E. (2009). Rethinking ‘Rape as a weapon of war’. Feminist Legal Studies, Vol. 17 No. 2, August: 145-164.

Clark, C. J., Everson-Rose, S. A., Suglia, S. F., Btoush, R., Alonso, A., & Haj-Yahia, M. M. (2010). Association between exposure to political violence and intimate-partner violence in the occupied Palestinian territory: a cross-sectional study. The Lancet, 375(9711), 310-316.

Gupta, J., Falb, K. L., Carliner, H., Hossain, M., Kpebo, D., & Annan, J. (2014). Associations between Exposure to Intimate Partner Violence, Armed Conflict, and Probable PTSD among Women in Rural Côte d’Ivoire. PloS one, 9(5), e96300.

Henry, N. (2014). The fixation on wartime rape: Feminist critique and international criminal law. Social & Legal Studies, 23(1): 93-111.

Henry, Nicola, Tony Ward, and Matt Hirshberg. (2004). A multifactorial model of wartime rape. Aggression and Violent Behavior, v. 9 no. 5 Aug: 535-562.

Horn, R., Puffer, E. S., Roesch, E., & Lehmann, H. (2014). Women’s perceptions of effects of war on intimate partner violence and gender roles in two post-conflict West African Countries: consequences and unexpected opportunities. Conflict and Health, 8(1), 12.

Hynes, M., Ward, J., Robertson, K., & Crouse, C. (2004). A Determination of the Prevalence of Genderbased Violence among Conflictaffected Populations in East Timor. Disasters, 28(3), 294-321.

Meger, S. (2016). The fetishization of sexual violence in international security. International Studies Quarterly, 60(1), 149-159.

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Skjelsbaek, I. (2001). Sexual violence and war: Mapping out a complex relationship. European Journal of International Relations. 7(2):211-237, June.

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Zurbriggen, E. L. (2010). Rape, war, and the socialization of masculinity: Why our refusal to give up war ensures that rape cannot be eradicated. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 34(4), 538-549.