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Naming Rape: The Social Practice Of Power, Agency, And Victimization In The Italo-Ethiopian War, 1936-1940, Caroline Waldron Merithew 2017 University of Dayton

Naming Rape: The Social Practice Of Power, Agency, And Victimization In The Italo-Ethiopian War, 1936-1940, Caroline Waldron Merithew

The Social Practice of Human Rights: Charting the Frontiers of Research and Advocacy

This paper, “Naming Rape,” shows how and when rape got named as part of the movement against the Italian invasion of Ethiopia in 1936. I show that activists used the term strategically at certain points and specific places of the struggle to sway opinion and move the international community to challenge fascist violence and expansionism. Naming rape was something new for antiwar activists at this time.


The Call To End Conscription, Commission for Justice and Peace 2017 Columbia College Chicago

The Call To End Conscription, Commission For Justice And Peace

End Conscription Campaign

A pamphlet with the statement by the South African Catholic Bishops Conference explaining its call to end conscription.


Fast For A Just Peace, End Conscription Campaign 2017 Columbia College Chicago

Fast For A Just Peace, End Conscription Campaign

End Conscription Campaign

A pamphlet explaining the End Conscription Campaign’s “Troops out of the Townships” campaign and three week fast. Includes biographies of conscientious objectors, Ivan Toms, Harold Winkler, and Richard Steele.


Deciding About The Army? Conscription Counselling Service, Conscription Counselling Service 2017 Columbia College Chicago

Deciding About The Army? Conscription Counselling Service, Conscription Counselling Service

End Conscription Campaign

A pamphlet from the Conscription Counselling Service explaining the options for citizens in South Africa who are called to report for national service in the South Africa Defence Force.


Don't Give A War Toy This Christmas, End Conscription Campaign 2017 Columbia College Chicago

Don't Give A War Toy This Christmas, End Conscription Campaign

End Conscription Campaign

A flyer from the End Conscription Campaign advocating against the purchase of children’s toys that resemble weapons for Christmas.


Count The Cost Of War, End Conscription Campaign 2017 Columbia College Chicago

Count The Cost Of War, End Conscription Campaign

End Conscription Campaign

A flyer from the End Conscription Campaign addressing the monetary and emotional costs of the South African Defence Force’s efforts.


Rock Against The War, End Conscription Campaign 2017 Columbia College Chicago

Rock Against The War, End Conscription Campaign

End Conscription Campaign

A flyer promoting an event sponsored by the End Conscription Campaign.


What Has The Cost Of The War To Do With The Price Of Eggs?, End Conscription Campaign 2017 Columbia College Chicago

What Has The Cost Of The War To Do With The Price Of Eggs?, End Conscription Campaign

End Conscription Campaign

A flyer from the End Conscription Campaign advocating against military spending and a reallocation of those funds to agricultural efforts due to malnutrition and hunger for South African children.


End Conscription Campaign, End Conscription Campaign 2017 Columbia College Chicago

End Conscription Campaign, End Conscription Campaign

End Conscription Campaign

A flyer explaining the beliefs and positions of the End Conscription Campaign.


Stop The Call Up, End Conscription Campaign 2017 Columbia College Chicago

Stop The Call Up, End Conscription Campaign

End Conscription Campaign

A booklet explaining the End Conscription Campaign’s work and its positions regarding migrant labor, racial classification, detention and security legislation, farming, purchasing power, forced removals, pass arrests, migrant workers, and the South African Defence Force’s involvement with South African townships.


Working For A Just Peace, End Conscription Campaign 2017 Columbia College Chicago

Working For A Just Peace, End Conscription Campaign

End Conscription Campaign

A flyer explaining the End Conscription Campaign’s lobbying efforts.


Conscripts!, End Conscription Campaign Churches' Subgroup 2017 Columbia College Chicago

Conscripts!, End Conscription Campaign Churches' Subgroup

End Conscription Campaign

A pamphlet explaining why the End Conscription Campaign is fasting and praying for conscripts due to the association of the South African Defence Force with apartheid.


Back To School Blues?, End Conscription Campaign 2017 Columbia College Chicago

Back To School Blues?, End Conscription Campaign

End Conscription Campaign

A pamphlet promoting the End Conscription Campaign’s event to show the movie “Hair” (1979) to open a conversation about war and military service.


Township Residents!, End Conscription Campaign Churches' Subgroup 2017 Columbia College Chicago

Township Residents!, End Conscription Campaign Churches' Subgroup

End Conscription Campaign

A pamphlet explaining why the End Conscription Campaign is fasting and praying for South African Township residents as the South African Defence Force maintains a presence in the townships.


Namibians!, End Conscription Campaign 2017 Columbia College Chicago

Namibians!, End Conscription Campaign

End Conscription Campaign

A pamphlet explaining why the End Conscription Campaign is fasting and praying for Namibia due to the South Africa Defence Army’s illegal occupation.


War Is Not Compulsory: Let's Choose Peace, End Conscription Campaign 2017 Columbia College Chicago

War Is Not Compulsory: Let's Choose Peace, End Conscription Campaign

End Conscription Campaign

A pamphlet calling for people to join the efforts of the End Conscription Campaign.


War Is Not Compulsory, End Conscription Campaign 2017 Columbia College Chicago

War Is Not Compulsory, End Conscription Campaign

End Conscription Campaign

A brochure calling for people to join the efforts of the End Conscription Campaign.


The Problem With This General Election..., End Conscription Campaign 2017 Columbia College Chicago

The Problem With This General Election..., End Conscription Campaign

End Conscription Campaign

A pamphlet calling South African voters to join the efforts of the End Conscription Campaign and contact their election candidates and the press to advocate against conscription.


Conscripts Need Alternatives: Support Ivan Toms, End Conscription Campaign 2017 Columbia College Chicago

Conscripts Need Alternatives: Support Ivan Toms, End Conscription Campaign

End Conscription Campaign

A brochure in English and Afrikaans advocating for support of Ivan Toms, a founding member of the End Conscription Campaign who had formerly been drafted into national service with the South African Defence Force (SADF) as a non-combatant doctor. In 1983, Toms vowed to never serve the SADF again.


What's Your Choice?, End Conscription Campaign 2017 Columbia College Chicago

What's Your Choice?, End Conscription Campaign

End Conscription Campaign

A brochure explaining the End Conscription Campaign’s position against compulsory military service and proffering alternative non-military services to the country.


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