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    Rape as Weapon of War in the Eastern DRC? The Victims' Perspective

    Maedl, Anna. 2011. "Rape as Weapon of War in the Eastern DRC? The Victims' Perspective." Human Rights Quarterly 33 (1): 128-47.

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    Topics: Armed Conflict, Combatants, Male Combatants, Gender, Gender-Based Violence, Gendered Power Relations, Health, HIV/AIDS, International Organizations, Military Forces & Armed Groups, Rights, Human Rights, Women's Rights, Security, Sexual Violence, Rape, SV against women Regions: Africa, Central Africa Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Keywords: sexual violence, rape, war rape, weapon of war

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    Fearless Fighters and Submissive Wives: Negotiating Identity among Women Soldiers in the Congo (DRC)

    Baaz, Maria Eriksson, and Maria Stern. 2013. “Fearless Fighters and Submissive Wives: Negotiating Identity among Women Soldiers in the Congo (DRC).” Armed Forces & Society 39 (4): 711–39.

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    Topics: Armed Conflict, Combatants, Female Combatants, Gender, Women, Femininity/ies, Households, Military Forces & Armed Groups Regions: Africa, Central Africa Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Keywords: women soldiers, identity, gender, armed forces, Democratic Republic of Congo

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    Whores, Men, and Other Misfits: Undoing ‘Feminization’ in the Armed Forces in the DRC

    Baaz, Maria Eriksson, and Maria Stern. 2011. “Whores, Men, and Other Misfits: Undoing ‘Feminization’ in the Armed Forces in the DRC.” African Affairs 110 (441): 563–85.

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    Topics: Combatants, Male Combatants, Gender, Men, Masculinity/ies, Femininity/ies, Globalization, Military Forces & Armed Groups, Militaries, Sexual Violence, Rape Regions: Africa, Central Africa Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

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    Why Do Soldiers Rape? Masculinity, Violence, and Sexuality in the Armed Forces in the Congo (DRC)

    Baaz, Maria Eriksson, and Maria Stern. 2009. “Why Do Soldiers Rape? Masculinity, Violence, and Sexuality in the Armed Forces in the Congo (DRC).” International Studies Quarterly 53 (2): 495–518.

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    Topics: Armed Conflict, Combatants, Gender, Masculinity/ies, Globalization, Military Forces & Armed Groups, Sexual Violence, Rape, Sexuality Regions: Africa, Central Africa Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

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    Sexual Insult and Female Militancy

    Ardener, Shirley G. 1973. “Sexual Insult and Female Militancy.” Man 8 (3): 422–40.

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    Topics: Armed Conflict, Ethnic/Communal Wars, Combatants, Female Combatants, Gender, Women Regions: Africa, Central Africa Countries: Cameroon

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    Reaching the Girls: Study on Girls Associated with Armed Forces and Groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo

    Verhey, Beth. 2004. Reaching the Girls: Study on Girls Associated with Armed Forces and Groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo. London: Save the Children UK.

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    Topics: Combatants, Child Soldiers, Female Combatants, DDR, Gender, Girls, Military Forces & Armed Groups, Non-state Armed Groups Regions: Africa, Central Africa Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

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    Gender, Responsibility, and the Grey Zone: Considerations for Transitional Justice

    Baines, Erin. 2011. “Gender, Responsibility, and the Grey Zone: Considerations for Transitional Justice.” Journal of Human Rights 10 (4): 477-93.

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    Topics: Armed Conflict, Combatants, Child Soldiers, Gender, Girls, Boys, Masculinity/ies, Gendered Power Relations, Justice, Transitional Justice, Military Forces & Armed Groups, Militarization, Sexual Violence, Sexual Exploitation and Abuse Regions: Africa, Central Africa, East Africa Countries: Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sudan, Uganda

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    Constructing Soldiers from Boys in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo

    Trenholm, Jill, Pia Olsson, Martha Blomqvist, and Beth Maina Ahlberg. 2013. “Constructing Soldiers from Boys in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.” Men and Masculinities 16 (2): 203-27. doi:10.1177/1097184X12470113.

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    Topics: Armed Conflict, Class, Combatants, Child Soldiers, Male Combatants, Ethnicity, Gender, Boys, Masculinity/ies, Gender-Based Violence, Military Forces & Armed Groups, Militarization, Sexual Violence, Rape, Violence Regions: Africa, Central Africa Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

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    A Calamity in the Neighborhood: Women’s Participation in the Rwandan Genocide

    Adler, Reva N., Cyanne E. Loyle, and Judith Globerman. 2007. “A Calamity in the Neighborhood: Women’s Participation in the Rwandan Genocide." Genocide Studies and Prevention 2 (3): 209-33.

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    Topics: Armed Conflict, Combatants, Female Combatants, Gender, Women, Gender Roles, Genocide, Sexual Violence, Female Perpetrators, Violence Regions: Africa, Central Africa, East Africa Countries: Rwanda

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    Female Perpetrators of the Rwandan Genocide

    Brown, Sara E. 2014. “Female Perpetrators of the Rwandan Genocide.” International Feminist Journal of Politics 16 (3): 448–69. doi:10.1080/14616742.2013.788806.

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    Topics: Armed Conflict, Civil Wars, Ethnic/Communal Wars, Combatants, Female Combatants, Gender, Women, Gender-Based Violence, Genocide, Military Forces & Armed Groups, Post-Conflict, Post-Conflict Reconstruction, Sexual Violence, Female Perpetrators, Torture, Sexual Torture, Violence Regions: Africa, Central Africa, East Africa Countries: Rwanda Keywords: gender studies, genocide, perpetrators, Rwanda, women

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