Female Soldiers in Sierra Leone: Sex, Security, and Post-Conflict Development

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The eleven-year civil war in Sierra Leone from 1991 to 2002 was incomprehensibly brutalOCoit is estimated that half of all female refugees were raped and many thousands were killed. While the publicity surrounding sexual violence helped to create a general picture of women and girls as victims of the conflict, there has been little effort to understand female soldiersOCO involvement in, and experience of, the conflict. Female Soldiers in Sierra Leone draws on interviews with 75 former female soldiers and over 20 local ...