Looting and Rape in Wartime: Law and Change in International Relations (Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights)

Looting and Rape in Wartime: Law and Change in International Relations (Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights)

Women were historically treated in wartime as property. Yet in the Hague Conventions of 1899 and 1907, prohibitions against pillaging property did not extend to the female body. There is a gap of nearly a hundred years between those early prohibitions of pillage and the prohibition of rape finally enacted in the Rome Statute of 1998. In Looting and Rape in Wartime, Tuba Inal addresses the development of these two separate “prohibition regimes,” exploring why states make and agree to laws that…

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