Sexual and gender-based violence against refugee women: a hidden aspect of the refugee "crisis"

  title={Sexual and gender-based violence against refugee women: a hidden aspect of the refugee "crisis"},
  author={Jane Freedman},
  journal={Reproductive Health Matters},
  pages={18 - 26}
  • J. Freedman
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • Reproductive Health Matters
Abstract The current refugee “crisis” in Europe has created multiple forms of vulnerability and insecurity for refugee women including various forms of sexual and gender-based violence. Increasing numbers of women, either alone or with family, are attempting to reach Europe to seek protection from conflict and violence in their countries, but these women are subject to violence during their journey and/or on arrival in a destination country. The lack of adequate accommodation or reception… Expand
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