By Ros Asquith
Kümmerliches Sonnensystem, forty three. Galaxie von rechts, am falschen Ende des Universums: Fluppipi, der Außerirdische mit den vier Köpfen, steckt noch immer auf der Erde fest. Seine Eltern und er haben den dringenden Auftrag, dort ihre project zu Ende zu bringen. Sie sollen genügend Erdlinge sammeln, um sie auf ihrem Heimatplaneten erforschen zu können.
Als Schuljunge getarnt muss Fluppipi einmal mehr beweisen, dass vier Köpfe im wahrsten Sinne des Wortes besser sind als einer. Denn die Erde wird bedroht: von flauschigen, pinkfarbenen Wesen, die es faustdick hinter ihren plüschigen Ohren haben ...
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Php, accessed February 26, 2009. See also Kelly D. Askin and Dorean M. , Women and International Human Rights Law (Ardsley, NY: Transnational, 1999). htm, accessed February 26, 2009. See also Human Rights Watch on the lack of a consistent and comprehensive approach to rape at the ICTR in “We’ll Kill You If You Cry: Sexual Violence in the Sierra Leone Conflict,” Human Rights Watch Report 15, no. 1 (January 2003): 59. 3 In other recent conflicts on the African continent, widespread abduction, rape, sexual enslavement, and captivity of young women has been publicized, but it is unclear how, whether, and where this violence will be addressed.
5 Rape and abusive sexual treatment are grave criminal acts, among the grossest violations of human rights and crimes against humanity when systemic in nature. Women’s vulnerability to sexual violation, however, is but one of the threats and dangers women face as combatants and civilians in armed conflict or as citizens or political activists under repression. Women too are killed, wounded, tortured, mutilated, disabled, terrorized, forced to relocate or emigrate, and stranded in refugee camps.
These common patterns alert us to where and for what we should look in identifying violence toward women and harms women suffer. ”21 In this way men’s normative control of women becomes a means of solidarity among men allied to each other and becomes a strategy of humiliating and expressing dominance over the male opposition in conflict. When men acknowledge and endorse each other’s possession, protection, and control of women, they confirm each other’s masculinity. 22 When 20 21 22 On the gap between advocacy for women generally and advocacy for women victims, see Beth Goldblatt, “Evaluating the Gender Content of Reparations: Lessons from South Africa,” in What Happened to the Women?