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Holocaust women’s rape reports break decades of taboo

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/books/article/holocaust_womens_rape_breaks_decades_of_taboo_20110603

Gender violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo and other conflict zones around the world is a subject of continual research and education through witness testimonials, podcasts and information presented by the Committee on Conscience of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. But this year the museum took a look back, delving into a topic from history that, surprisingly, is entirely new pivotal research about the rape of Jewish women during the Holocaust, described in a new book by two female scholars.

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