Using Women as Weapons of War



 

In unstable and war-torn countries, such as the Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda, rape is used as a tool of war. These actions not only reduce women to weapons (an extreme form of objectification) but also cause severe emotional and physical trauma. Giving this issue a voice is an important action in creating change.


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  • What can we do to combat this issue?
  • Why is this problem prevalent in developing nations?
  • How can technology and social media be helpful?
  • What are some of the consequences of allowing this to continue in these societies?

 

 


Resources

Articles:

Weapon of War

Women's Widespread Inequality and Rape as a Weapon of War

 

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