Self Analysis and Empathy: A Survivor Explicates Her Journey Beyond #metoo

Self Analysis Leads to Empathy

I felt empathy with soldier rapists in the 1990s, but couldn’t fully understand how my own desperation related to that of the soldiers until years later.

The Forgotten History of Sexual Crimes in World War II

To raise awareness of sexual violence

Interview by Luka Pejić about sexual crimes in WWII, civilian’s coping methods, and the social consequences after the war. Wendy Jo Gertjejanssen is an American historian from Minnesota who received her PhD in 2004 with the dissertation “Victims, Heroes, Survivors: Sexual Violence on the Eastern Front during World War II.” In doing this research, she worked … Read more