Added: August 5, 2017 – Last updated: August 5, 2017


Author: Madeline Brashear

Title: “Don’t Worry. These girls have been raped once.”

Subtitle: Analyzing Sexual Violence in the Bosnian Genocide and the Response of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia

Journal: Voces Novae: Chapman University Historical Review

Volume: 9

Issue: 1

Year: 2017

Pages: 68 pages

OCLC Number: 802390271 – Find a Library: Open Access Journal

Language: English

Keywords: Modern History: 20th Century, 21st Century | European History: Bosnian History | Prosecution: Trials / International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia; Types: Wartime Sexual Violence / Bosnian War


Link: Chapman University (Free Access)


Author: ResearchGate

Abstract: »Through the force of Western humanitarian organizations and the media, the UN was pressured to respond to the atrocities committed against women in the Bosnian genocide. This response resulted in the establishment of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY), which put the prosecution of sexual violence and the maintenance of women’s rights on the UN agenda. With Western media and aid organizations exposing and condemning the gender violence in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the UN, through the ICTY, focused its authority on addressing this specific violence.« (Source: Voces Novae)

Wikipedia: History of Europe: History of Bosnia and Herzegovina | Court: International court / International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia | Sex and the law: Wartime sexual violence | War: Bosnian War / Rape during the Bosnian War