Political transition and sexual and gender-based violence in SA Kenya and Zimbabwe

Kylie Thomas, Masheti Masinjila and Eunice Bere. 2013. "Political transition and sexual and gender-based violence in South Africa, Kenya, and Zimbabwe: A comparative analysis." Gender & Development 21(3): 519-532.

This article draws on research conducted in Kenya, South Africa, and Zimbabwe that focused on violence in the context of political transition. The paper examines the relation between political transition and sexual and gender-based violence in the three countries. The paper argues that it is critical to recognise sexual and gender-based violence as bound to systemic gendered inequality if such forms of violence are to be addressed and mitigated when periods of violent conflict end.