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Why Soldiers Rape By Helen Benedict, In These Times

Why Soldiers Rape 

By Helen Benedict, In These Times
Printed September 13, 2008
Editor’s note: This article is adapted from “<>The Lonely Soldier: The Private War of Women Serving in Iraq,” to be published by Beacon Press in April 2009.

An alarming number of women soldiers are being sexually abused by their comrades-in-arms, both at war and at […read more]

2020-01-23T22:46:59-08:00September 13th, 2008|0 Comments

The Wild Elephant Encounter

The wild elephant encounter

In 2003, an Italian NGO and UNICEF contracted me to go to Anaradapura in Sri Lanka and teach on the subject of gender-based violence. As part of the assignment, I was ensconced in a small house on the grounds of a hotel resort run by a Sri Lankan and his Italian […read more]

2020-01-23T23:55:13-08:00August 7th, 2003|0 Comments
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