SVAC Publications

Sexual Violence in African Conflicts. CSCW Policy Brief no. 1, 2011

Wartime sexual violence: Challenges and opportunities for data collection, by Ragnhild Nordås & Dara Kay Cohen. CSCW Report to the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. February 2011.

Suggested readings

Bloom, M. 2011. Bombshell: The Many Faces of Women Terrorists. Toronto: Penguin.

Bloom, M. 2010. “Death Becomes Her: Women, Occupation, and Terrorist Mobilization.” PS: Political Science & Politics 43 (3):445–450.

Bloom, Mia, 1999. War and the Politics of Rape: Ethnic Versus Non-Ethnic Conflicts? ISA Paper.

Butler, Christopher, T. Gluch, & Neil Mitchell. 2007. Security Forces and Sexual Violence: A Cross-national Analysis of a Principal-Agent Argument. Journal of Peace Research 44(6): 669-686.

Cohen, Dara K. 2010. Explaining Sexual Violence during Civil War. Ph.D. Dissertation, Stanford University.

Cohen, Dara K. & Amelia Hoover Green, 2010. Drama Versus Credibility? Liberian Women, Human Rights Advocacy, and the Politics of Information. Under review at the Journal of Peace Research.

Hoover, Amelia, 2010. Repertoires of Violence: The Role of Armed Group Institutions and Ideologies. PhD dissertation draft, Yale University.

Skjelsbæk, Inger. (Forthcoming 2011). The Political Psychology of War Rape: Studies from Bosnia Herzegovina, London: Routledge.

Skjelsbæk, Inger, 2010. 'The Elephant in the Room: An Overview of How Sexual Violence came to be Seen as a Weapon of War', report to Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Oslo: PRIO.

Skjeie, Hege; Inger Skjelsbæk & Torunn L. Tryggestad, eds, 2008. Kjønn, Krig og Konflikt. PRIO, Oslo, Norway: Pax forlag.

Skjelsbæk, Inger, 2007. 'Gender Aspects of International Military Interventions: National and International Perspectives', PRIO Paper.

Tryggestad, Torunn L. & Inger Skjelsbæk, 2007. 'Kvinner i Forsvaret og implementering av FNs Sikkerhetsrådsresolusjon 1325 om kvinner, fred og sikkerhet: Potensial, status og anbefalte tiltak' [Women in the Norwegian Armed Forces and Implementation of UN SC Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security: Potential, status and recommendations ], Report commissioned by the Defence Study 2007. Oslo: PRIO, May.

Wood, Elisabeth J., 2006. Variation in Sexual Violence During War, Politics and Society, 34(3): 307-342.

Wood, Elisabeth J. 2008.  Sexual violence during war: Toward an understanding of variation. In Order, Conflict, and Violence, I. Shapiro, S. Kalyvas & T. Masoud eds. New York: Cambridge University Press. 

Wood, Elisabeth J., 2009. Armed Groups and Sexual Violence: When is Wartime Rape Rare? Politics and Society, 37(1): 131-161.

Wood, Elisabeth J., Forthcoming. Sexual Violence during War: Variation and Accountability. In Smeulers, A. and E. van Sliedregt, eds., Collective Crimes and International Criminal Justice: an Interdisciplinary Approach. Antwerp: Intersentia.

Relevant UN Security Council Resolutions