By Debra B. Bergoffen
Rape, regularly a damage of struggle, turned a weapon of warfare within the ethnic detoxification crusade in Bosnia. The ICTY Kunarac court docket answered via reworking wartime rape from an missed crime right into a crime opposed to humanity. In its judgment, the court docket argued that the rapists violated the Muslim women’s correct to sexual self-determination. asserting this correct to sexual integrity, the court docket reworked women’s vulnerability from a call for participation to abuse right into a mark of human dignity. This shut studying of the trial, guided by means of the phenomenological topics of the lived physique and ambiguity, feminist evaluations of the independent topic and the liberal sexual/social agreement, serious felony concept tests of human rights legislations and associations, and psychoanalytic analyses of the politics of wish, argues that the courtroom, through validating women’s epistemic authority (their correct to set up the which means in their event of rape) and maintaining the distinction of the susceptible physique (thereby dethroning the self sufficient physique because the embodiment of dignity), indicates us that human rights tools can be utilized to strive against the epidemic of wartime rape in the event that they are learn as de-legitimating the authority of the masculine independent topic and the gender codes it anchors.
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