Fraught but Fruitful, Risks, Opportunities and Shifting Gender Roles in Syrian Refugee Women’s Pursuit of Livelihoods in Lebanon, with Additional Observations from Jordan and Iraq.

Authors/editor(s): UN Women, UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the International Labour Organisation (ILO)

Given the unique vulnerability of Syrian refugee women to GBV and specific linkages to economic vulnerability, UN Women together with UNHCR and the ILO commissioned a study to explore the (relationships between livelihoods and protection risks for Syrian refugee women, with specific aim to ensure programming is designed to mitigate risks and maximize positive outcomes. The report is driven by the voices of Syrian refugee women, and focuses on quantitative and qualitative data from Lebanon, supplemented by qualitative data from Jordan and Iraq.

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Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: Arab States/North Africa; Lebanon; Jordan; Iraq

Subject area(s): Gender equality and women’s empowerment; Living conditions

Resource type: Research and programme

Publication year: 2021

Number of pages: 72