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Women, Peace, and Security: Sexual Violence: Weaponization

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Video-- Weapon of War: Confessions of Rape in Congo

Abstract: Wherever war breaks out, men with guns rape. Nowhere in the world reached sexual violence a scale and level of brutality as in the Democratic Republic of Congo. During the decades of conflict possibly hundreds of thousands of women and girls were systematically raped and the figure still rises.In Weapon of War military perpetrators unveil what lies behind this brutal behavior and the strategies of rape as a war crime. The film tells the story of a soldier and a former rebel that are both looking at rape in different ways.

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