Exploring Sexual Violence across Time and Place
Sabah Hussain
DISGRACE: GLOBAL REFLECTIONS ON SEXUAL VIOLENCE by By Joanna Bourke Speaking Tiger Books, New Delhi, 2023, 239 pp., INR 599.00
February 2024, volume 48, No 2

The journey as a gender studies scholar makes one conscious of the imperative to engage in reading, comprehending, disseminating, and advocating the complexities inherent in facets like identity, power dynamics, sexism, and recognizing the consequential manifestations of violence. For a similar gendered consciousness, I find Joanna Bourke’s publication an indispensable scholarly contribution offering a comprehensive examination of global sexual violence.

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