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Addressing the Psychosocial Needs of Pregnant Women Affected by War: Program Approaches and Program Gaps
Today's female refugee and internally displaced population faces the increasing risk of adverse birth outcomes associated with stress related to conflict, flight, and displacement. Programs addressing the specific psychosocial needs of pregnant women in situations of war are scarce, and there is little consensus regarding best practices.
Young and Astray: An Assessment of Factors Driving the Movement of Unaccompanied Children and Adolescents from Eritrea into Ethiopia, Sudan and Beyond
Scattered Dreams, Broken Promises: An Assessment of the Links between Girls’ Empowerment and Gender-based Violence in the Kyaka II Refugee Settlement, Uganda
The Women’s Refugee Commission conducted research in the Kyaka II Refugee Settlement in southwestern Uganda in October 2012 to explore the relationship between the empowerment of adolescent refugee girls and the prevention of gender-based violence.
The tools and guidance in this resource are designed to facilitate the process of planning for and implementing interim care and related services for children separated from or unable to live with their families during an emergency.
Estimating the Incidence of Physical and Sexual Violence against Children and Women in Trincomalee District, Sri Lanka
This report presents the findings of a population-based survey undertaken in 2008 to explore the magnitude and nature of physical and sexual violence against women and children in Trincomalee District in eastern Sri Lanka.
Peril or Protection: The Link Between Livelihoods and Gender-based Violence in Displacement Settings
The Women’s Refugee Commission undertook research to determine whether programs set up to provide women with safe, alternative livelihoods do in fact reduce their risk of exposure to violence.
This report presents the findings from the use of the Neighborhood Method to measure incidents of violence against women and girls in two Somali refugee camps and one of the surrounding host communities.
Measuring Violence Against Women Amidst War and Displacement in Northern Uganda Using the ‘Neighborhood Method’
This study sought to establish incidence rates for gender-based violence in internally displaced persons (IDPs) camps in Northern Uganda.