Helen Benedict, a professor of journalism at Columbia University, is author of several books concerning social justice and women. Her writings on women soldiers won the James Aronson Award for Social Justice Journalism in 2008.
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Why Soldiers Rape
Culture of misogyny, illegal occupation, fuel sexual violence in military
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