Types of Violence - Lebanon

Syrian Women & Girls: Fleeing death, facing ongoing threats and humiliation

02.03.2017 / Created by (EMWF)

Syrian Women refugees in Lebanon are at increased risk of multiple forms of violence, this paper highlights the reasons behind the special vulnerability of Women refugees in Lebanon, such as: the unplanned and overcrowded refugee settlements; the lack if adherence to International standards of humanitarian assistance; gender based violence and intimate partner violence, Inability to safety access support and services, among others. The information in the report are based on a field work and focus groups in four refugee settlement locations in the North and Beka´a governorates of Lebanon.


  • Type of publication : Thematic report
  • Author : International Rescue Committee (IRC)
  • Publishing house : International Rescue Committee (IRC)
  • Publication date : 2012
  • Number of pages : 10
  • Language : English


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