Download PDF by Holly Porter: After Rape: Violence, Justice, and Social Harmony in Uganda

By Holly Porter

Following the ICC intervention in 2005, northern Uganda has been on the center of overseas justice debates. The emergent controversy, despite the fact that, ignored an important features of Acholi realities: that the first ethical relevant within the wake of wrongdoing was once now not punishment yet, as an alternative, the recovery of social concord. Drawing upon considerable fieldwork and in-depth interviews with virtually two hundred ladies, Holly Porter examines matters surrounding wrongdoing and justice, and sexual violence and rape, one of the Acholi humans in northern Uganda. This difficult exploration deals proof of a extra advanced and nuanced clarification of rape and its aftermath, suggesting a re-imagining of the meanings of post-atrocity justice, while acknowledging the function of intercourse, energy and politics in all sexual reviews among coercion and consent. With its huge research of social lifestyles in northern Uganda, this provocative learn bargains very important research for these drawn to sexual and gender violence, post-conflict reconstruction and human rights.

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