"War and genocide are things of men, not women. Dehumanizing another, a requisite of such acts, is diametrically opposed to their nature as those who bring life and who nurture it. Instead women are the victims who are raped and tortured, taken and killed, stripped of their spouses and children and their dignity, of all that is dear to them, and required to continue on if only to sustain those who survive."
The above is from the review of "The Sandcastle Girls" on "Sifting the Grain."
I was deeply moved by the examination of gender and genocide in the post.
To read the full review, click here.