Beswick 2001 Rape

Title Information

Author: Stephanie Beswick

Title: "If You Leave Your Country You Have No Life!"

Subtitle: Rape, Suicide, and Violence: The Voices of Ethiopian, Somali, and Sudanese Female Refugees in Kenyan Refugee Camps

Journal: Northeast African Sudies

Volume: 8

Issue: 3

Year: 2001

Pages: 69-98

ISSN: 0740-9133 – Find a Library: WordCat | eISSN: 1535-6574 – Find a Library: WordCat

Language: English

Keywords: 20th Century | Ethiopian History, Kenyan History, Somalian History

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Additional Information

Author: Stephanie Beswick, Department of History, Ball State University


  The Most Troubled Part of Africa (p. 70)
    Brief Overview of the Conflict in Ethiopia (p. 70)
    Flight out of Ethiopia (p. 71)
    The Civil War in Somalia (p. 77)
    Flight out of Somalia (p. 78)
    The Civil War in Sudan (p. 83)
    Flight from South Sudan (p. 84)
  Refugee Life in Kenya and "Living Badly" (p. 88)
  Kakuma: The End of the Line (p. 91)
    Violence at Kakuma Refugee Camp (p. 92)
    Tensions between Muslims and Christians (p. 94)
    Attempts to Return Home (p. 95)
  Conclusion (p. 96)
  Notes (p. 96)

Added: August 15, 2009 – Last updated: October 4, 2014