Jelke Boesten, Sexual Violence during War and Peace: Gender, Power, and Post Conflict Justice: Gender, Power, and Post-Conflict Justice in Peru
39(1) Human Rights Quarterly p. 260 (February, 2017)
8 Pages Posted: 5 Jun 2017
Date Written: January 1, 2017
A book review that provides an overview of Jelke Boesten’s 2014 book: Sexual Violence During War and Peace: Gender, Power, and Post Conflict Justice in Peru. The reviewer provides an overview of Boesten’s thesis while offering her own insight into some of the key issues that Boesten raises in particular the burden on victims to testify in transitional justice settings about their experience with sexual violence.
Keywords: Human Rights, Transitional Justice, Gender, Sexual Violence, Law and Society
JEL Classification: K33
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