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Documenting a crime “worse than death”

Forestier, Marie (2016) Documenting a crime “worse than death”. Women, Peace and Security (26 Oct 2016). Website.

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During six months of documenting the sexual violence committed by Syrian army and militias, Marie Forestier discovered that the power of stigma and feelings of helplessness prevented many survivors from speaking. However, as crimes committed by ISIS continue to capture attention whereas those committed by pro-regime forces are under-reported, some women gathered the strength to talk about the abuse they had endured.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DS Asia
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Date Deposited: 12 May 2017 13:19
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 08:46

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