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    Violence against women as  a result of Militarization
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    Violence from soldiers and  paramilitary men Women are targeted because they are  Indigenous and because of their gender Class hierarchy and Gender hierarchy Harassment, rape, and threats of rape  are inflicted onto Indigenous women as  weapons of war
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    Social and Psychological  implications Social stigma is attached to the  assaulted women and their families Dishonor and humiliation As a result, women are beaten by their  husbands or are divorced Women are left psychologically scarred  from the attacks - creates intense fear  and aversion towards sex and men
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    Instillation of Fear Constant presence of armed military men  serve as constant reminders of the trauma  the women have endured. Thus, women live in perpetual fear of being 
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This note was uploaded on 03/25/2008 for the course ANT 324L taught by Professor Shannonspeed during the Fall '07 term at University of Texas.

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