Wartime Sexual Violence: Misconceptions, Implications, and Ways Forward

Publish Date: 
February 2013

This report summarizes ten major misconceptions about wartime sexual violence, highlighting both advances and gaps in our knowledge. Drawing on social science research, it outlines for policymakers the current state of knowledge about wartime sexual violence, details gaps in existing knowledge, and explores the implications of these findings for policymaking.

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Dara Kay Cohen, Amelia Hoover Green, and Elisabeth Jean Wood