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Analysis document: Sexual violence as a weapon of war

In recent times, the opportunistic and unpremeditated rape as personal revenge in the chaos that is an armed conflict has given way to sexual violence, organized and orchestrated for tactical purposes, particularly for ethnic cleansing. It is after the atrocities of the conflicts in Bosnia and Rwanda, when the international community can no longer ignore this fact and describes it as a weapon of war.

Author: Blanca Palacián de Inza.


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