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Authors: Jemma Hogwood and Khadj Rouf

Title: Genocide and mass sexual violence

Subtitle: Psychological support for women survivors in Rwanda

Journal: Clinical Psychology Forum

Volume: -

Issue: 285 (Special Issue: Gender)

Year: September 2016

Pages: 8-13

ISSN: 0269-0144 – Find a Library: WordCat | eISSN: 2396-8664 – Find a Library: WordCat

Language: English

Keywords: Modern History: 20th Century, 21st Century | African History: Rwandan History | Types: Genocidal Rape / Rwandan Genocide


Link: British Psychological Society (Free Access)



Jemma Hogwood, Survivors FundResearchGate

Abstract: »This article highlights how sexual violence is used against women and girls during war and genocide. It outlines the longer term impacts of such violence and presents a framework for psychological intervention in Rwanda, in the aftermath of mass rape.« (Source: Clinical Psychology Forum)


  Understanding context: The Rwandan experience (p. 8)
  Gender-based violence in Rwanda (p. 9)
  Working with genocide survivors (p. 9)
  A framework for psychological intervention (p. 10)
  Summary and conclusion (p. 12)
  Authors (p. 13)
  References (p. 13)

Wikipedia: History of Africa: History of Rwanda | Genocide: Rwandan genocide / Rape during the Rwandan Genocide | Sex and the law: Genocidal rape