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History doctoral student Vasken Markarian discusses the forced militarization of rural Mayan communities during the Guatemalan Civil war of the 1980s. Markarian analysis of The Civil Defense Patrols, local militias forcibly recruited by the Guatemala government, revealed that the militarization was indiscriminate towards gender.

Photo Credit: Joshua Guenther