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Young female fighters in African wars

Chris Coulter

Young female fighters in African wars

conflict and its consequences

by Chris Coulter

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Published by Nordiska Afrikainstitutet in Uppsala .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women soldiers -- Africa,
  • Women and war -- Africa,
  • Africa -- Armed Forces -- Demobilization

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 46-50).

    StatementChris Coulter, Mariam Persson and Mats Utas..
    SeriesPolicy dialogue / Nordic Africa Institute -- no. 3, Policy dialogue (Nordiska Afrikainstitutet) -- no. 3
    ContributionsPersson, Mariam., Utas, Mats.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUA917.A35 C68 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination51 p. ;
    Number of Pages51
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23621316M
    ISBN 109171066276
    ISBN 109789171066275
    LC Control Number2008492101

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      Writer Steven Knight has said that his new film, Allied, is based on a story about World War II spies that he heard third-hand from an old could well have been more than an urban.   These photos show new female fighters in a decades-old conflict 23 female recruits entered the military academy in , the first year women were .

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Female fighters are victimized, yet they are not mere victims. Girls and young women who volunteer to fight often possess quite considerable strength and by: Young Female Fighters in African Wars Conflict and Its Consequences Chris Coulter, Mariam Persson and Mats Utas In the numerous armed conflIcts that are tearing the African continent apart, young women are participants and carry guns alongside their male comrades-in-arms.

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