War vs. Women
On the Web: Specialized Sites
Campaign for Innocent Victims of Conflict (Marla Ruzicka).
Women Against the War (Colombian group inspired by the kidnapping of Ingrid Betancourt).
Women Facing War (International Committee for the Red Cross).
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books
Agger, Inger. The Blue Room: Trauma & Testimony among Refugee Women: A Psycho-Social Exploration (London: Zed, 1994).
Ahlberg, Nora. No Five Fingers are Alike: What Exiled Kurdish Women in Therapy Told Me (Oslo: Solum, 2000).
Amnesty International. Bosnia-Herzegovina: Rape & Sexual Abuse by Armed Forces (NY, 1993).
Berkin, Carol R. & Clara M. Lovett. Women, War & Revolution (NY: Holmes & Meier, 1980).
Cole, Ellen; Olivia M. Espin & Esther D. Rothblum (eds.) Refugee Women & their Mental Health: Shattered Societies, Shattered Lives (NY: Haworth, 1992).
Dombrowski, Nicole A. (ed.) Women & War in the 20th C.: Enlisted With or Without Consent (NY: Routledge, 2004).
Ensler, Eve. Necessary Targets: A Story of Women & War (NY: Villard, 2001). Bosnia.
Hackett, Beatrice Nied. Pray God & Keep Walking: Stories of Women Refugees (Jefferson MC: McFarland, 1996).
Jefferson, LaShawn (ed.) Seeking Protection: Addressing Sexual & Domestic Violence in Tanzania's Refugee Camps (NY: Human Rights Watch, 2000).
Lorentzen, Lois Ann & Jennifer Turpin (eds.) The Women & War Reader (NY: NYU, 1998).
Manchanda, Rita (ed.) Women, War, & Peace in South Asia: Beyond Victimhood to Agency (Thousand Oaks CA: Sage, 2001).
Martin, Susan Forbes. Refugee Women (Atlantic Highlands NJ: Zed, 1992).
Meintjes, Sheila; Anu Pillay & Meredeth Turshen. The Aftermath: Women in Post-War Transformation (NY: Zed, 2001).
Moussa, Helen. Storm & Sanctuary: The Journey of Ethiopian & Eritrean Women Refugees (Dundas ONT: Artemis, 1993).
Nikolic-Ristanovic, Vesna (ed.) Women, Violence, & War: Wartime Victimization of Refugees in the Balkans (Budapest: Central European U, 1999).
Quack, Sibylle (ed.) Between Sorrow & Strength: Women Refugees of the Nazi Period (Washington: German Historical Institute, 1995).
Quizar, Robin Ormes. My Turn to Weep: Salvadoran Refugee Women in Costa Rica (Westport CT: Bergin & Garvey, 1998).
Turshen, Meredeth & Clotilde Twagiramariya (eds.) What Women Do in Wartime: Gender & Conflict in Africa (NY: Zed, 1998).
Zarkovic, Radmila M. (ed.) I Remember = Sjecam Se: Writings by Bosnian Women Refugees (San Francisco: Aunt Lute, 1996).
In the Library: Fiction
In the Library: For Young Readers
In the Library: Poetry
In the Library: Drama
In the Library: Photography
"At the End of a Gun: Women & War" , dir. Emily Marlow, 24m. From Bullfrog Films.
"Rape as a Weapon of War" , by Globalvision, 27m.
"War Crimes" , by Globalvision, 27m.