The dialogue of difference: gender perspectives on international humanitarian law
31-03-2010 Article, International Review of the Red Cross, No. 877, by Helen Durham and Katie O'Byrne
This article examines the meaning and potential usefulness of a ‘gender perspective’ on international humanitarian law (IHL). In order to do so, it considers a number of ‘gendered’ themes found within IHL, including the role of women as combatants, and the gendered use of sexual violence during times of armed conflict.