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  1. Research

    The Withering Military in Sub-Saharan Africa: New Roles for the Private Security Industry?

    Lock, Peter. 1998. "The Withering Military in Sub-Saharan Africa: New Roles for the Private Security Industry?" Africa Spectrum 33 (2): 135-55.

    Topics: Armed Conflict, Military Forces & Armed Groups, Private Military & Security, Security Regions: Africa, Central Africa, East Africa, Southern Africa, West Africa Keywords: private security

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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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    Making Sense of Violence: Voices of Soldiers in the Congo (DRC)

    Baaz, Maria Eriksson, and Maria Stern. 2008. “Making Sense of Violence: Voices of Soldiers in the Congo (DRC).” The Journal of Modern African Studies 46 (1): 57-86. doi:10.1017/S0022278X07003072

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    Topics: Trauma, Military Forces & Armed Groups Regions: Africa, Central Africa Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

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    Rethinking Yamashita: Holding Military Leaders Accountable for Wartime Rape

    Joseph, Joshua. 2007. "Rethinking Yamashita: Holding Military Leaders Accountable for Wartime Rape." Women's Rights Law Reporter 28 (2/3): 107-25.

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    Topics: Armed Conflict, Gender, Gender-Based Violence, International Law, International Criminal Law, Justice, Military Forces & Armed Groups, Militaries, Sexual Violence, Rape Regions: Africa, Central Africa, East Africa, Asia, East Asia Countries: Japan, Rwanda

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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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    Explaining Sexual Violence in Conflict Situations: Preliminary Findings from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Rwanda and Sierra Leone

    Gerecke, Megan. 2009. “Explaining Sexual Violence in Conflict Situations: Preliminary Findings from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Rwanda and Sierra Leone.” Paper presented at the 50th Annual Conference of the International Studies Association, New York, February 15-18.

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    Topics: Armed Conflict, Ethnicity, Gender, Gendered Power Relations, Gender Equality/Inequality, Military Forces & Armed Groups, Militaries, Sexual Violence Regions: Africa, Central Africa, East Africa, West Africa, Europe, Balkans, Eastern Europe Countries: Bosnia & Herzegovina, Rwanda, Sierra Leone

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    The Politics of Identity and Sexual Violence: A Review of Bosnia and Rwanda

    Weitsman, Patricia A. 2008. “The Politics of Identity and Sexual Violence: A Review of Bosnia and Rwanda.” Human Rights Quarterly  30 (3): 561–578.

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    Topics: Armed Conflict, Ethnic/Communal Wars, Ethnicity, Gender, Genocide, Military Forces & Armed Groups, Militias, Sexual Violence, Rape Regions: Africa, Central Africa, East Africa, Europe, Balkans, Eastern Europe Countries: Bosnia & Herzegovina, Rwanda

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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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