War Is Not Over When It's Over: Women and the Consequences of Conflict
From the renowned authority on domestic violence, a startlingly original inquiry into the aftermath of wars and their impact on the least visible victims: women
In 2007, the International Rescue Committee, which brings relief to countries in the wake of war, wanted to understand what really happened to women in war zones. Answers came through the point and click of a digit...more
It is impossible for me to objectively review this book for the reason that I do not think it’s possible for any sane human being to justify war, violence, or any culture or tradition that denies a voice to half of our species if they read this book. (Or similar ones: From my own bookshelf I can list The Great War for Civilisation: The Conquest of the Middle East and...more
Worth reading...even if you o...more
Author Ann Jones traveled to some war ravaged countries who are still experiencing extreme violence in the aftermath of war. In this book she travels to Cote d'Ivoire, Liberia, Sierra Leone, The Democratic Republic of Congo, Thailand (Burmese Refugees), and the Middle East where Iraqi Refugees have spilled into Jordan, Syria and Lebanon. She and her group gives dig...more
Women in America fought for rights in the 70s in the US and were never able to engage black women in the US. Most of us considered them "other" and dropped the ball, not ever moving forward to what is going on around the world.
This book is good wake up call