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Common grounds : violence against women in war and armed conflict situations
Sajor, Indai Lourdes.
Publication Information:
Quezon City, Philippines : Asian Center for Women's Human Rights (ASCENT), [1998]

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viii, 358 pages ; 23 cm
General Note:
Papers presented at the International Conference on Violence Against Women in War and Armed Conflict Situations, held in Tokyo from Oct. 30 to Nov. 3, 1997.
History cannot be erased, women can no longer be silenced -- Acknowledging violations, struggling against impunity: women's rights, human rights -- Breaking the collusion of silence -- The case of forced evictions -- Fundamentalism and femicide -- Rape as a war crime-mythology and history -- Rape and war: The Japanese experience -- How the violence against women were dealt with in war crime trials -- Backlash against the comfort women issue: moves against history textbook references -- The role of NGOs in the comfort women issue -- The comfort women issue and responses of the Japanese government -- Chinese women war victims and the legal responsibilities of the Japanese government -- Taiwanese comfort women's quest for justice -- Afghanistan: atrocities against civilians -- Mass rape and violence in the 1971 armed conflict of Bangladesh: justice and other issues -- The 1971 genocide in Bangladesh and crimes committed against women -- Cambodian women in armed conflict situation -- Violence against ethnic women by the Burmese military -- Violence against women in East Timor under the Indonesian occupation -- Borders and bodies: recovering women in the national interest -- The reproductive health of Vietnamese women and chemical weapons -- Ethics of difference-working with women survivors -- The Tokyo declaration.
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