Resource Links

Resources that inform IWNAM participants’ thinking.

Websites: Asia Pacific Organizations and Issues

Du Rae Bang (My Sister’s Place), South Korea:

Korea Policy Institute, USA:

National Campaign to End the Korean War, USA:

National Campaign to Eradicate Crime by US Troops in Korea, South Korea

Save Jeju Now, South Korea:

Scrap VFA Movement, Philippines:

WEDPRO, Philippines:

2015 Women Walk for Peace in Korea:


Websites: Women’s Peace Organizations

PeaceWomen Project:

Reaching Critical Will:

Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom:

Websites: Military Spending

Costs of War:

National Priorities Project, USA:

New Priorities Network, USA:

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute:



Camp Arirang, Diana S. Lee and Grace Y. K. Lee, 1995. Women’s lives in US base towns in South Korea.

Left by the Ship,Emma Rossi-Landi and Alberto Vendemmiata, 2012. Documentary about Amerasians in the Philippines.

Memory of Forgotten War,  Deann Borshay Liem and Ramsay Liem, 2013. Personal accounts of the Korean War (1950-53) by four Korean-American survivors.

The Insular Empire, Vanessa Warheit, 2010. The role of the United States as a colonial power in the western Pacific territories of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands.

The Women Outside: Korean women and the US military, J.T. Takagi and Hye-Jung Park, 1995.


Books and Articles

Enloe, Cynthia, 2000. Bananas, Beaches, and Bases: Making feminist sense of international politics. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Enloe, Cynthia, 2000. Maneuvers: The international politics of militarizing women’s lives. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Levi, Robin, 1993. Legacies of War: The United States’ obligation toward Amerasians, Stanford Journal of International Law, 29:459.

Lutz, Catherine (ed), 2009. The Bases of Empire: The global struggle against U.S. military posts
New York: New York University Press.

Moon, Katharine. 1997. Sex among Allies: Military prostitution in U.S.-Korea relations.New York: Columbia University Press.

Okazawa-Rey, Margo. 1997. “Children of GI Town: The invisible legacy of militarized prostitution,” Asian Journal of Women’s Studies, Spring: pp. 71-100.

Sajor, Indai Lourdes (ed.). 1998. Common Grounds: Violence against women in war and armed conflict situations. Quezon City, Philippines: Asian Center for Women’s Human Rights.

Shigematsu, Setsu, and Keith L.Camacho (eds.). 2010. Militarized Currents: Toward a decolonized future in Asia and the Pacific. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Sturdevant, Saundra, and Brenda Stolzfus,1992. Let the Good Times Roll: Prostitution and the U.S. military in Asia. New York: New Press.