Rape In A Thousand Sisters

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A Thousand Sisters by Lisa J. Shannon
Rape has been a weapon of war for as long as armies have marched into battle. By the 20th century, attitudes of rape in war have gone from something that is inevitable because men are deprived of female companionship for long periods of time to an actual tactic in conflict. The lasting psychological harm that rape inflicts on its victims is now being recognized: Rape is a form of torture it is cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatment and/or punishment. Rape is not only a weapon for those in war but is used within ones one country for one’s own personal gain. In this paper, I will describe how the United States uses rape as a weapon against itself, and compare and contrast the book A Thousand Sisters to our

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