Saman Rejali analyses how the creation of soldiers through gendered military indoctrination inhibits their abilities to act as peacekeepers and non-violent actors both at home and abroad.
Militarized Masculinity and Gendered Security: War and Peace From a Feminist Perspective II
In part two of her analysis on militarized masculinity Saman Rejali argues that gender norms advocating for “manly” leaders inhibit peace-building prospects and undermine international stability.
Militarized Masculinity and Gendered Security: War and Peace From a Feminist Perspective I
Saman Rejali explores how gendered notions of war impact the exclusion of raped victim’s experiences during “peace” time.
The Battle over Women’s Rights in Afghanistan
Saman Rejali argues that while women’s rights served as a legitimizing force for the war in Afghanistan, Afghan women continue to be left out of the post-war decision-making processes affecting their lives.