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Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Graduate
Genealogy of 'Resilience': Women’s Resiliency to Conflict-Related Sexual Violence
In this paper, Stephanie Euber attempts to trace the genealogy of the term "resilience" as it is applied to women who have experienced gender-based violence in conflict. Through exploring "victim" versus "survivor" discourse, she aims to gain a better understanding of the resilience agenda. The South Sudanese context provides a brief example of how the resilience framework has been operationalized. Finally, she ends with a call for resistance to the resilience agenda.