Competing Masculinities: Probing Political Disputes as Acts of Violence against Women from Southern Sudan and Darfur

Rogaia Mustafa Abusharaf

April 17, 2006

The Fletcher School, Tufts University

In this talk Rogaia Mustafa Abusharaf focuses on gender-based violence and its mobilization by various actors within the Darfur region.  She identifies and discusses the major forces militating against women's rights in the context of Sudan's political disputes and explores the effects of political violence on women's rights. She also addresses the influence of good governance and democratization as avenues for the promotion of women's rights and sustainable peace. 

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