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By Holly Porter

Following the ICC intervention in 2005, northern Uganda has been on the center of overseas justice debates. The emergent controversy, even though, neglected an important features of Acholi realities: that the first ethical important within the wake of wrongdoing was once no longer punishment yet, as an alternative, the recovery of social concord. Drawing upon ample fieldwork and in-depth interviews with nearly two hundred girls, Holly Porter examines concerns surrounding wrongdoing and justice, and sexual violence and rape, one of the Acholi humans in northern Uganda. This tricky exploration deals facts of a extra complex and nuanced clarification of rape and its aftermath, suggesting a re-imagining of the meanings of post-atrocity justice, while acknowledging the function of intercourse, energy and politics in all sexual reviews among coercion and consent. With its huge research of social existence in northern Uganda, this provocative research bargains important research for these drawn to sexual and gender violence, post-conflict reconstruction and human rights.

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