Gender Displaced: Are the Rights of Female Syrian Refugees Protected in Jordan?

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  • This study aims to provide an overview of the human rights protections in place for Syrian refugee women and girls in urban and rural Jordan, as well as in-camp settings. The paper outlines the gaps in protection available and accessible for this group, as well as specific focus areas in need of attention: sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV), including early marriage; the changing role of women in the face of displacement, and women’s access to gender-related healthcare. Whilst understanding there are other variables to the full enjoyment of human rights, this paper looks at the international, national and local efforts in place to provide protection for Syrian refugee women and girlsThis study aims to provide an overview of the human rights protections in place for Syrian refugee women and girls in urban and rural Jordan, as well as in-camp settings. The paper outlines the gaps in protection available and accessible for this group, as well as specific focus areas in need of attention: sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV), including early marriage; the changing role of women in the face of displacement, and women’s access to gender-related healthcare. Whilst understanding there are other variables to the full enjoyment of human rights, this paper looks at the international, national and local efforts in place to provide protection for Syrian refugee women and girls in Jordan, and concludes with recommendations to better provide basic yet essential human rights protections.show moreshow less

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Author:Caitlin Macfarlane
URN:urn:nbn:de:bvb:29-opus4-98503
DOI:https://doi.org/10.25593/978-3-96147-108-9
ISBN:978-3-96147-108-9
Series (Volume number):Erlanger Migrations- und Integrationsstudien (5)
Publisher:FAU University Press
Place of publication:Erlangen
Document Type:Book
Language:English
Year of Completion:2018
Embargo Date:2018/07/25
Publishing Institution:FAU University Press
Creating Corporation:Zentralinstitut für Regionenforschung
Release Date:2018/07/26
Tag:Female refugees; Gender; Jordan; Protection
SWD-Keyword:Weiblicher Flüchtling; Syrischer Flüchtling; Jordanien; Menschenrechtsstandard; Menschenrechtsverletzung; Rechtsschutz
Pagenumber:109 S.
Note:
Parallel erschienen als Druckausgabe bei FAU University Press, ISBN: 978-3-96147-107-2
Institutes:Fakultätsübergreifend / Sonstige Einrichtung
Dewey Decimal Classification:3 Sozialwissenschaften / 32 Politikwissenschaft / 325 Internationale Migration, Kolonisation
open_access (DINI-Set):open_access
Collections:Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg / FAU University Press
Licence (German):Creative Commons - CC BY-NC-ND - Namensnennung - Nicht kommerziell - Keine Bearbeitungen 4.0 International