Engaging Survivors of Conflict-Related Sexual Violence in Social Movements: The Case for Reparations


Laxminarayan, Malini, and Benjamin Durr. 2019. "Engaging Survivors of Conflict-Related Sexual Violence in Social Movements: The Case for Reparations." In Peace, Reconciliation and Social Justice Leadership in the 21st Century: Volume 8, edited by H. Eric Schockman, Vanessa Alexandra Hernandez Soto, and Aldo Boitano De Moras, 263-78. Bingham: Emerland Publishing Limited.

Authors: Malini Laxminarayan, Benjamin Durr


SEMA and its focus on reparations is both influenced by and influences survivor leaders, who entail a crucial part of decision-making. Through its survivor-led core, SEMA ensures that the voices that can bring about the most change are made central, and the strength of women is reinforced.

Keywords: conflict-related sexual violence, survivors, reparations, peacebuilding, women empowerment, transitional justice

Topics: Gender, Women, Justice, Reparations, Sexual Violence

Year: 2019

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