Contextualizing Violence Against Women: Forced Evictions in Situations of Armed Conflict

Citation:

Farha, Leilani. 2000. “Contextualizing Violence Against Women: Forced Evictions in Situations of Armed Conflict.” Canadian Woman Studies 19 (4): 71-76.

Author: Leilani Farha

Abstract:

S’inspirant des expériences des femmes de Birmanie, de Turquie du sud-est et de la Palestine occupée, cet article rend compte en détail de la violence à laquelle les femmes sont soumises quand la pratique des évictions par la force est utilisée comme stratégie militaire. L’auteure adresse aux organisations internationals et locales des droits humains quelques timides recommandations dans le but de prévenir les évictions forces et la violence envers les femmes.

English Abstract:

Drawing from the experiences of women from Burma, Southeastern Turkey, and Occupied Palestine, this article portrays in detail the violence to which women are subjected when the practice of forced evictions is used as a military strategy. The author suggests some minor recommendations for international and local human rights groups aimed at preventing forced evictions and violence towards women. (Translation from Consortium)

Topics: Armed Conflict, Displacement & Migration, Gender, Women, Sexual Violence, SV against women

Year: 2000

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