Sexual torture of men in wartime Croatia was regular and substantial. The report says that sexual torture of men in wars occurs regularly, but that many victims fail to report it. Gender biased health professionals may also fail to recognise what is happening. The report, published in Reproductive Health Matters ; , says that until now attention has focused more on the sexual torture of women than of men, partly owing to gender stereotyping. The study presents data on male sexual torture victims in Croatia, based on the medical records of three organizations providing medical and psychosocial care to victims of torture, and on in-depth interviews with doctors and therapists working with victims.
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Wartime sexual violence is rape or other forms of sexual violence committed by combatants during armed conflict , war, or military occupation often as spoils of war ; but sometimes, particularly in ethnic conflict , the phenomenon has broader sociological motives. Wartime sexual violence may also include gang rape and rape with objects. It is distinguished from sexual harassment , sexual assaults, and rape committed amongst troops in military service. During war and armed conflict, rape is frequently used as a means of psychological warfare in order to humiliate the enemy. Wartime sexual violence may occur in a variety of situations, including institutionalized sexual slavery, wartime sexual violence associated with specific battles or massacres , and individual or isolated acts of sexual violence.
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