Recurring patterns in countries which include , , and Rwanda show how children who were born as a result of war rape and the mothers who do not want them both have to face struggles with regard to issues which are related to their identities — both in an administrative and a personal sense — and their are sometimes restricted, such as their right to obtain an education and their right to be protected from discrimination and physical harm.
Sexual violence against women and girls during the Rwandan genocide included: rape, gang rape, sexual slavery either collectively or individually through "forced marriages" , rape with objects such as sticks and weapons often leading to the victim's death, sexual mutilation of, in particular, breasts, vaginas or buttocks, often during or following rape.
This occurred in the context of a patrilineal society, in which children inherit their father's ethnicity, hence the "rape camps" aimed at the birth of a new generation of Serb children.
In Sudan, the Egyptian contingent was accused of raping six women when the civilians took shelter at the peacekeepers' headquarters in order to flee from the fighting.
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In extreme instances of violent rape in war, the walls of the vagina are torn or punctured, resulting in severe pain and debilitating incontinence urinary complications and bowel containment.
Violence against women in war: Handbook for professionals working with traumatized women.