n South African Journal on Human Rights - Sex and International Tribunals: The Erasure of Gender from the War Narrative, Chiseche Salome Mibenge : book review




Feminist narratives on gender politics often accentuate the historical absence of legal precedent for the prosecution of sexual violence during armed conflict. Mostly based on tacit assumptions permeating both cultural and legal discourse, certain accounts of sexual violence become entrenched in legal definitions and conceptions resulting in antiquated gender norms which often relegate women to the permanent status of victimhood.


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