A novel about Vivian, a young Irish girl sent by rail from a New York City tenement to Minnesota in the early 1900s. She was one of thousands of abandoned children sent to live with rural families for a better life. But not all ended up in loving homes.
A judge at the International War Crimes Tribunal in the Hague recently found three men guilty of rape as a war crime. A panel talks about the significance of adding sexual assault to the list of violations that can be considered war crimes, and what the broader implications may be for women around the world.
- Kelly Askin acting executive director of the War Crimes Research Office of American University's Washington College of Law, and author of "War Crimes Against Women: Prosecution in International War Crimes Tribunals" (1997)
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