08 March 2014

Thematic Focus: Gender Issues


Today is International Women's Day!  The official UN theme is "Equality for women is progress for all." Follow developments via ReliefWeb's Gender topic page and UNHCR's IWD page.


An 'I Do' I Choose: How the Fight for Marriage Access Supports a Per Se Finding of Persecution for Asylum Cases Based on Forced Marriage (ExpressO, 2014) [text]

*Forced to Flee: Women's Health and Displacement (MSF, March 2014) [text]

Girl, Disrupted (IDMC, March 2014) [text via ReliefWeb]

"Health Promotion and Education among Refugee Women: A Literature Review," Journal of Social Change, vol. 6, no. 1 (2014) [full-text]

Life Can Change: Securing Housing, Land and Property Rights for Displaced Women (NRC, March 2014) [text via ReliefWeb]
- See also this project's web page.

Nowhere to Go: Displaced and Returnee Women Seeking Housing, Land and Property Rights in South Sudan (NRC, March 2014?) [text]

Too Much Pain - Female Genital Mutilation & Asylum in the European Union: A Statistical Update (UNHCR, March 2014) [text]

"'You Keep Yourself Strong': A Discourse Analysis of African Women Asylum Seekers' Talk about Emotions," Journal of International Women's Studies, vol. 15, no. 1 (2014) [open access]


Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Gender Issues (17 Feb. 2014)

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