Militarism and Violence Against Women


The following is provided as as a resource for learning more about the connections between Militarism and Violence Against Women.

On the web:

Articles by Feminist Peace Network Director Lucinda Marshall:


  • Barstow, Anne Llewellyn (2000). War’s Dirty Secret: Rape Prostitution and Other Crimes Against Women. The Pilgrim Press. Cleveland, OH.
  • Brienes, Ingeborg, Connell, Robert, & Eide, Indrid (Eds.) (2000). Male Roles. Masculinities and Violence: A Culture of Peace Perspective. UNESCO Publishing. Paris, France.
  • Building a Women’s Peace Agenda. (2001). Hague Appeal for Peace. New York, NY.
  • Eisler, Riane. (1987 ) The Chalice and the Blade: Our History, Our Future. HarperCollins Publishing. New York, NY.
  • Eisler, Riane (2002) The Power of Partnership: Seven Relationships that Will Change Your Life. New World Library. Novato, CA
  • Enloe, Cynthia (1998). Banana, Beaches and Bases: Making Feminist Sense of International Politics. University of California Press. Berkeley, CA.
  • Enloe, Cynthia. (2000). Maneuvers: The International Politics of Militarizing Women’s Lives.: University of California Press. Berkeley, CA.
  • Evans, Patricia (1992) The Verbally Abusive Relationship: How to recognize it and how to respond. Adams Media Corporation. Avon, MA
  • Funk, Rus Ervin (1993). Stopping Rape: A Challenge for Men. New Society Publishers. Philadelphia, PA.
  • Gioseffi, Daniela (ed) (2003) Women On War: An International Anthology of Writings From Antiquity To The Present.. The Feminist Press at the City University of New York. New York, NY.
  • Herman, Judith. (2000) Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence – From Domestic Abuse to Political Terror. Basic Books. New York, NY.
  • Jacobs, Susie, Jacobson, Ruth, & Marchbank, Jennifer (2000). States of Conflict: Gender Violence and Resistance. Zed Books. London, England.
  • Meintjes, Sheila, Pillay, Anu, and Turshen, Meredeth (Eds.) (2002). The Aftermath Women in Post-conflict Transformation. Zed Books. London, England.
  • Morgan, Robin. Demon Lover (2001) Washington Square Press Published by Pocket Books. New York, NY.
  • Rehn, Elisabeth & Sirleaf, Ellen Johnson (2002) Women, War and Peace: The Independent Experts’ Assessment on the Impact of Armed Conflict on Women and Women’s Role in Peace-building. United Nations Development Fund for Women. New York, NY. (
  • Sajor, Indai Lourdes (Ed.) (1998). Common Grounds: Violence Against Women in War and Armed Conflict Situations. Asian Center for Women’s Human Rights. Quezon City, Philippines.
  • Waller, Marguerite, R. and Rycenga, Jennifer (Eds. (2001). Frontline Feminisms: Women, War and Resistance. Routledge Press. New York, NY.