Sexual violence against men and boys in armed conflict
The war report : armed conflict in 2013
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014
Whereas sexual violence against women and girls is receiving growing attention, still relatively little attention has been paid to sexual violence against men and boys. Therefore, while acknowledging that most conflict-related sexual violence continues to be perpetrated against women and girls, this chpater focuses on the prevalence of such vioence against men and boys. Section A discusses the forms and effect of male-directed sexual violence and the barriers survivors face to accesssing services and justice. In Section B, the international legal framework applicable to sexual violence and how this relates to male-directed sexual violence is discussed. Section C describes conflict-related secual violence against mene and boys in 2013.