South Sudan women suggest sex strike to end civil war

Almost two million have fled the fighting between South Sudanese troops, mutinous soldiers and tribal militia forces (AFP Photo/Ivan Lieman)A group of South Sudanese women peace activists has suggested that men in the civil war-torn country be denied sex until they stop fighting.   The suggestion emerged after around 90 women, including several members of South Sudan’s parliament, met in the capital Juba this week to come up with ideas on how to “to advance the cause of peace, healing and reconciliation”.   A key suggestion was to “mobilise all women in South Sudan to deny their husbands conjugal rights until they ensure that peace returns,” organizers said in a statement Thursday.…MORE


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3 Responses to South Sudan women suggest sex strike to end civil war

  1. What a dynamic idea. Take what has worked on an individual basis billions of times and add a force multiplier that will bring the armies to their knees. Not being sexist – just speaking truth to power.


  2. sarasinart says:

    Whatever works, Gregg………..


  3. Capt Jill says:

    That might work (or those women might get the shit beat out of them daily til they give it up). Hopefully those men are not so used to violence fighting their war that they’ve become desensitized enough to violate their women too.


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