The Aftermath: Women in Post-War Reconstruction


Meintjes, Sheila. 2000. “The Aftermath: Women in Post-War Reconstruction.” Agenda: Empowering Women for Gender Equity 43: 4-10. doi:10.2307/4066104.

Author: Sheila Meintjes


Sheila Meinties argues that women have been fighters, peace-makers, mothers and victims during war, but in the period of peace and reconstruction, women's bodies remain a terrain of battle as conflict becomes privatized in the home. How is real transformation possible for women she asks?

Topics: Domestic Violence, Gender, Women, Peacebuilding, Post-Conflict, Post-Conflict Reconstruction

Year: 2000

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