• Send page
  • Print page

Lost in translation: UN responses to sexual violence against men and boys in situations of armed conflict

31-03-2010 Article, International Review of the Red Cross, No. 877, by Sandesh Sivakumaran

The article assesses the state of knowledge and work in the field of sexual violence against men and boys and notes that although there have been many positive developments, the issue is not always moving in the right direction.

 

Sandesh Sivakumaran is a lecturer at the School of Law,University of Nottingham. 
 
Abstract 
This article considers the UN responses to sexual violence against men and boys in armed conflict – in particular, steps taken towards understanding this problem, measures of prevention and protection, and consequences for accused perpetrators. In so doing, the article assesses the state of knowledge and work in the field of male sexual violence and notes that although there have been many positive developments, the issue is not always moving in the right direction.  


 
    pdf file   Full text in PDF format    (297kb)  
  About Acrobat PDF files