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Born of War Protecting Children of Sexual Violence Survivors in Conflict Zones

Author: R. Charli Carpenter

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Acc Number: 000268



Charli Carpenter has assembly a line-up of outstanding scholars and practitioners who critically and comprehensively explore a problem that has bedeviled the international community, particularly since the end of the Cold War -i.e. the production of mostly unwanted babies born of systematic sexual violence in some of the world's most brutal hot spots .This book sheds light on a serious human security concern that persist despite the abundance of international legal instrument designed to protect children who by accident of birth happen to be in conflict zones.


Publisher: Kumarian press, Inc

Year of publication: 2007

Place of publication: USA


Call Number: HQ 998.B64

Subject Areas: Women and war .Illegitimate Children.Children rights.Rape as a weapon of war. War crimes

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