Civil and political rights - Syria

Women Alone. The fight for survival by Syria´s refugee Women

03.02.2017 / Created by (EMWF)

This report highlights the situation of Women refugees, whose roles have changed due to the Syrian conflict, and who are now the main breadwinners and responsible for their families.The report is based on interviews with Syrian refugee female heads of household in Jordan, Lebanon, and Egypt. The areas of focus of the fieldwork included housing, food, health, work and financial security, changed roles, isolation, and sexual and gender-based violence.


  • Type of publication : Study / Report
  • Author : United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
  • Publishing house : United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
  • Publication date : 2014
  • Number of pages : 72
  • Language : English

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