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dc.contributor.authorSimic, Olivera
dc.date.accessioned2017-05-03T15:38:51Z
dc.date.available2017-05-03T15:38:51Z
dc.date.issued2009
dc.date.modified2011-11-04T06:32:56Z
dc.identifier.issn0277-5395
dc.identifier.doi10.1016/j.wsif.2009.05.007
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/37882
dc.description.abstractThis article will question definitions used by researchers in their studies of "sexual exploitation" in UN peacekeeping operations. The article will suggest that there is confusion about the definition of "sexual exploitation" not only among scholars undertaking empirical studies and exploring "sexual exploitation" issues in several peacekeeping missions, but also among UN peacekeeping personnel and local people. I look closely at nine empirical studies and explore the language used, the definitions of "sexual exploitation", the identified causes of "sexual exploitation" and the difficulties of gathering evidence in cases of "sexual exploitation". My article will suggest that the term "sexual exploitation" is broadly defined and contentious, and might cover activity that is not necessarily "sexually exploitative". The article concludes that researchers have not questioned the over inclusive and broad term of "sexual exploitation" defined in the Secretary General's 'zero tolerance policy on sexual exploitation and sexual abuse' [SGB (Secretary General's Bulletin) (2003) Special measures on protection from sexual exploitation and sexual abuse. UN Doc ST/SGB/2003/13] and, consequently, conflate all forms of sexual relationships with forced prostitution, rape, human trafficking and other forms of sexual offences.
dc.description.peerreviewedYes
dc.description.publicationstatusYes
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dc.languageEnglish
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherElsevier
dc.publisher.placeNSW
dc.relation.ispartofstudentpublicationN
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom288
dc.relation.ispartofpageto295
dc.relation.ispartofissue4
dc.relation.ispartofjournalWomen's Studies International Forum
dc.relation.ispartofvolume32
dc.rights.retentionY
dc.subject.fieldofresearchHuman Rights Law
dc.subject.fieldofresearchOther Studies in Human Society
dc.subject.fieldofresearchLaw
dc.subject.fieldofresearchCultural Studies
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode180114
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode1699
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode1801
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode2002
dc.titleRethinking 'sexual exploitation' in UN peacekeeping operations
dc.typeJournal article
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Articles
dc.type.codeC - Journal Articles
gro.rights.copyright© 2009 Elsevier. This is the author-manuscript version of this paper. Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. Please refer to the journal's website for access to the definitive, published version.
gro.date.issued2009
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gro.griffith.authorSimic, Olivera


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