Gender-based violence and child protection among Syrian refugees in Jordan, with a focus on early marriage: Inter-agency assessment

Since March 2011, the internal armed conflict in Syria has displaced more than 4 million people within Syria and forced another 1.5 million to seek refuge in neighboring countries. As of May 2013, Jordan hosts more than 470,000 Syrian refugees, a number that has increased exponentially during the first three months of 2013 as the conflict has intensified and expanded to major cities throughout Syria.

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Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: Jordan

Subject area(s): Peace and security

Resource type: Assessments

UN Women office involved in publication: Jordan Country Office

Publication year: 2013

Number of pages: 92

Publishing entities: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)