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First published: January 2, 2016 - Last updated: December 1, 2023


Author: Vanessa Zahirović

Title: Feminiserade offer och maskuliniserade våldtäktsmän

Subtitle: En analys av hur statsdomstolen i Bosnien-Hercegovina framställer de män som blev offer för våldtäkt och sexuellt våld under Bosnienkriget

Translation: Feminized victims and masculinized rapists: An analysis of how the state court in Bosnia-Herzegovina portrays the men who were victims of rape and sexual violence during the Bosnian war

Thesis: Bachelor Thesis, Lunds universitet

Advisors: Lina Sturfelt and Lena Halldenius

Year: 2015

Pages: iv + 47pp.

OCLC Number: 1358368297 - Find a Library: WorldCat

Language: Swedish

Keywords: Modern History: 20th Century | European History: Bosnian History | Prosecution: Trials; Types: Wartime Sexual Violence / Bosnian War Victims: Age and Gender / Male Adults


Link: Lund University Publications Student Papers: Institutional Repository for Master Theses and Student Papers from Lund University (Free Access)


Abstract: »Wartime rape is known as a new strategy in war during the past decades. Most commonly, rape is associated with the genocide in Rwanda and the war in Bosnia-Herzegovina, which have attracted the attention of researchers. However their greatest focus has been directed towards female victims of rape. For this reason this paper seeks to understand in which ways the state court of Bosnia-Herzegovina is making the male rape victims invisible. Through a quantitative content analysis of court cases and through a feminist perspective, with a focus on constructed gender identities, this paper examines eight court cases that demonstrate a clear difference between male and female victims of sexual violence and rape. The state court of Bosnia Herzegovina has completed 36 cases with rape/sexual violence as indictment. Of these 36 cases only four of them involve male victims. In these four cases, the crime is rarely mentioned as sexual violence or/and rape, unlike the cases that are involving female victims of rape or sexual violence, the terms are used frequently and are giving much more space in the verdicts. This result offers us an understanding that men are not seen as legitimate victims of wartime rape and sexual violence. The state Court of Bosnia-Herzegovina contributes to this perception by making male rape victims invisible in court proceedings. Based on the results of this study, men and boys are even more stigmatized than the female victims in an already stigmatized discourse.« (Source: LUP Student Papers)

  Abstract (in English) (p. i)
  Abstract (in Swedish) (p. ii)
  1. Inledning (p. 1)
    1.1 Problemformulering, syfte och frågeställning (p. 2)
      1.1.1 Problemformulering (p. 2)
      1.1.2 Syfte (p. 2)
      1.1.3 Frågeställningar (p. 3)
    1.2 Material och avgränsningar (p. 3)
      1.2.1 Primär- och sekundärmaterial (p. 5)
      1.2.2 Källkritik (p. 5)
    1.3 Forskningsetiska bedömningar (p. 6)
    1.4 Definition av våldtäkt och sexuellt våld inom internationell rätt (p. 6)
    1.5 Definition av våldtäkt och sexuellt våld i BiHs brottslagar (p. 8)
  2. Teori och metod (p. 10)
    2.1 Feministiskt perspektiv på våldtäkt i krig (p. 10)
      2.2.1 Likhetsfeminism (p. 11)
      2.2.2 Maskulinitet och genusroller (p. 12)
    2.3 Metod (p. 13)
      2.3.1 Kvantitativ innehållsanalys (p. 13)
      2.3.2 Kvantitativ innehållsanalys av rättsfall (p. 14)
      2.3.3 Intervjusvar (p. 14)
      2.3.4 För och nackdelar med metod (p. 15)
  3. Tidigare forskning (p. 16)
    3.1 Våldtäkt under krigstid (p. 16)
    3.1 Våldtäkt under Bosnienkriget (p. 17)
    3.2 Våldtäkter mot män och pojkar (p. 19)
  4. Intervju med BIRN och TRIAL (p. 24)
  5. Innehållsanalys av rättsfall (p. 26)
  5.1 Rättsfall 1: Zijad Kurtović (p. 26)
  5.2 Rättsfall 2: Rade Veselinović (p. 27)
  5.3 Rättsfall 3: Sretan Lazarević et al. (p. 28)
  5.4 Rättsfall 4: Zeljko Mejakić et al. (p. 28)
  5.5 Rättsfall 5: Radovan Stanković (p. 30)
  5.6 Rättsfall 6: Marko Radić et al. (p. 30)
  5.7 Rättsfall 7: Cerim Novalić (p. 31)
  5.8 Rättsfall 8: Radmilo Vuković (p. 31)
  6. Analys av innehåll utifrån feministisk teori (p. 33)
    6.1 Sammanfattning av analys (p. 35)
  7. Diskussion och rekommendation (p. 38)
  8 Referenslista (p. 40)
    8.1 Bibliografier och vetenskapliga artiklar (p. 40)
    8.2 Rättsfall (p. 41)
      ICTY & ICTR (p. 41)
      State Court of Bosnia Herzegovina (p. 41)
    8.3 Övriga källor (p. 41)
  9. Bilagor (p. 43)
    9.1 Bilaga 1: Karta över Bosnien-Hercegovina (p. 43)
    9.2 Bilaga 2: Intervjuer med BIRN och TRIAL (p. 44)

Wikipedia: History of Europe: History of Bosnia and Herzegovina / Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina | Court: Court ot Bosnia and Herzegovina | Sex and the law: Rape / Rape of males, Wartime sexual violence | War: Bosnian War / Rape during the Bosnian War