Copelon 2011 Violence

Title Information


Author: Rhonda Copelon

Title: Toward Accountability for Violence Against Women in War

Subtitle: Progress and Challenges

In: Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones: From the Ancient World to the Era of Human Rights

Edited by: Elizabeth D. Heineman

Place: Philadelphia, PA

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

Year: 2011

Pages: 232-256

Series: Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights

ISBN-13: 9780812243185 (cloth) – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat | ISBN-13: 9780812222616 (paper) – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat | ISBN-13: 9780812204346 (ebook) – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat

Language: English

Keywords: 20th Century, 21st Century | Prosecution: Laws; Types: Wartime Rape



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Abstract: »Rhonda Copelon describes the organizing that made it possible, in the late twentieth century, to hold perpetrators accountable. A major figure in this movement, Copelon focuses on the changing international legal conventions and identifies limitations to current practices.« (Source: Elizabeth D. Heineman. »Introduction: The History of Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones.« Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones: From the Ancient World to the Era of Human Rights. Edited by Elizabeth D. Heineman. Philadelphia 2011: 21)

Wikipedia: International humanitarian law, War rape


Added: April 12, 2014 | Last updated: April 12, 2014