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Woman Alone; The Fight for Survival by Syria's Refugee Women


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Resource type:Research, reports and studies
Keywords:Development & humanitarian aid, Gender, Refugees/IDPs
Agency:UNHCR - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Date published:July 2014

This report is the result of field work conducted in order to provide a snapshot of what it is to be a refugee woman with primary responsibility for a family, based on interviews with Syrian refugee female heads of household in Jordan, Lebanon, and Egypt. The report does not purport to be comprehensive or statistically representative. The areas of focus of the fieldwork included housing, food, health, work and financial security, changed roles, isolation, and sexual and gender-based violence.


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