Lara Stemple, Director of the Health and Human Right Law Project, Comments on the Wartime Rape of Men in a Guardian Article

July 17, 2011 -- Lara Stemple, director of graduate studies and director of the law school's Health and Human Rights Law Project, ​comments on the wartime rape of men in a Guardian article. Her research on the topic is also cited.

The research by Lara Stemple at the University of California doesn't only show that male sexual violence is a component of wars all over the world, it also suggests that international aid organisations are failing male victims. Her study cites a review of 4,076 NGOs that have addressed wartime sexual violence. Only 3% of them mentioned the experience of men in their literature. "Typically," Stemple says, "as a passing reference."

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