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Shanti Sattler is the assistant director of the War Crimes Project at the Center for International Studies and Diplomacy at SOAS, University of London. She has a master's degree in international studies and diplomacy from SOAS, University of London, and a bachelor's degree in international relations and peace and justice studies from Tufts University. She can be reached at: ss138@soas.ac.uk.

  •  May 28, 2014 
LONDON — Crimes of sexual violence consistently result from large-scale conflict and war around the world. Rape and enforced prostitution, among other gender-based crimes, are used as a tool to enhance violence and domination and to spread fear among civilians. Whether systematic or isolated in nature, such acts leave devastating physical and psychosocial wounds …

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