Assessing reported cases of sexual and gender-based violence, causes and preventive strategies, in European asylum reception facilities

@inproceedings{Oliveira2018AssessingRC,
  title={Assessing reported cases of sexual and gender-based violence, causes and preventive strategies, in European asylum reception facilities},
  author={Charlotte Oliveira and Ines Keygnaert and Maria do Ros{\'a}rio Oliveira Martins and Sonia Maria Ferreira Dias},
  booktitle={Globalization and Health},
  year={2018}
}
BackgroundSexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) is a widespread public health problem and a violation of human rights rooted in gender and power inequities. Refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants living in European asylum reception facilities (EARF) are especially vulnerable to SGBV. To contribute to closing the gap on systematic and accurate evidence on SGBV, we aim to explore reported cases of SGBV, causes and preventable measures described by residents and professionals from EARF.MethodsWe… CONTINUE READING

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