SAFE SPACES: As the Syrian crisis forces women to fend for themselves, female refugees in Jordan are learning to cope

TitleSAFE SPACES: As the Syrian crisis forces women to fend for themselves, female refugees in Jordan are learning to cope
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2018
AuthorsShackle, Samira
JournalWorld Policy Journal
Volume35
Issue1
Pagination99 - 106
Date Published2018///Spring
Abstract

The article discusses the impact of the Syrian Civil War on women, specifically on women refugees in Jordan. Topics include the social conditions facing Syrian women who are displaced, the number of female-headed households in Jordon among refugees, and unemployment rates among refugee women. Other topics include traditional gender roles, sexual harassment and violence, and nongovernmental organizations which focus on helping the women.

Short TitleWorld Policy Journal