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Women and Armed conflicts

Armed conflicts impact the lived experiences of individuals in diverse and varied ways, in relation to their social locations (gender, class, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, ethnicity, age). While women were always affected by armed conflicts—as worriers and/or family members of warriors, as means to harm the morals and continuity of the rival group, as survivors—through history, women’s wartime experiences were rarely recorded. This series will focus on a range of ways in which armed conflicts, in various geographic locations, impact women’s lived experiences. It aims to help us familiarize ourselves with less discussed wartime experiences, to better understand question of complex victimhood and agency in oppressive and violent circumstances, and mostly to challenge our views regarding ) wars (particular ones and wars in general).