View the h-holocaust Discussion Logs by month
View the Prior Message in h-holocaust's October 1997 logs by: [date] [author] [thread]
View the Next Message in h-holocaust's October 1997 logs by: [date] [author] [thread]
Visit the h-holocaust home page.
While it is a misnomer to speak of medical experiments, the German doctors in Auschwitz subjected women to procedures involving the reproductive functions of women. This by itself qualifies for a distinction of the suffering of women and men. Louis de Groot At 04:59 PM 10/17/97 -0500, you wrote: >From: Ruby Rohrlich [firstname.lastname@example.org] > >Dear Richard: >Thank you for your message. Women and men encountered the same odious >suffering in the Holocaust. Yet the suffering women additionally >experienced >. rape, pregnancy,forced abortion, childbirth-is sufficiently different >from that which men experienced-and which must be examined- to merit the >title Women in the Holocaust. Hilberg points out that the work and >education that men and women brought with them were also suffiently >different to differentiate their work experience in the ghetto and the >lager. Ruby Rohrlich email@example.com