Unpacking Gendered Realities in Displacement: The status of Syrian refugee women in Jordan, Lebanon and Iraq (Brief)

Authors/editor(s): IPSOS Group SA.

Based on interviews and discussions with female refugees in the three countries, the UN Women reports examine how war and displacement, coupled with gender dynamics have impacted the wellbeing of Syrian female refugees. Despite differences in contexts, similarities emerged. Women’s life in displacement is characterized by economic insecurity, precarious civil status, limited employment opportunities despite a desire to work, challenges in accessing aid, acute isolation and increasing levels of gender-based violence.

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Geographic coverage: Arab States/North Africa; Jordan; Lebanon; Iraq; Syrian Arab Republic

Subject area(s): Peace and security

Publication year: 2018