What Women Do in Wartime: Gender and Conflict in Africa

Thursday, January 1, 1998
Countries: 
Africa
PeaceWomen Consolidated Themes: 
General Women, Peace and Security

This is the first book to describe and analyze the experience of women in African civil wars. A mixture of reportage, testimony and scholarship, the book includes contributions from women in Chad, Liberia, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa and Sudan. The political context of these conflicts is outlined in an introduction to each chapter. The book profiles women's responses to war, as combatants as well as victims, and describes the groups women organize in the aftermath.

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