15 December 2017

Thematic Focus: Gender Issues

Several studies have been published recently that focus on young male refugees:

"Agent, Victim, Soldier, Son: Intersecting Masculinities in the European ‘Refugee Crisis'," Chapter in A Gendered Approach to the Syrian Refugee Crisis (Routledge, 2017) [preprint]

Being Stuck in Vulnerability: The Situation of Young Male Refugees in Turkey, Cairo, 11 Dec. 2017 [info]

“Frantic Waiting: NGO Anti-Politics and 'Timepass' for Young Syrian Refugees in Jordan,” Middle East - Topics & Arguments, vol. 9 (2017) [open access]

*Guest Post: New Report on “Westernised” Young Males Returned to Kabul (Free Movement Blog, Dec. 2017) [text]

Men and Boys in Displacement: Assistance and Protection Challenges for Unaccompanied Boys and Men in Refugee Contexts (CARE & Promundo, Dec. 2017) [text]
- See also related blog post.

*"Sexual Exploitation of Unaccompanied Migrant and Refugee Boys in Greece: Approaches to Prevention," PLoS Medicine 14(11): e1002438 (Nov. 2017) [open access]

*"Sexual Violence against Men and Boys in Conflict and Forced Displacement: Implications for the Health Sector," Reproductive Health Matters, Latest Articles, 11 Dec. 2017 [open access]

"We Keep It in Our Hearts": Sexual Violence against Men and Boys in the Syria Crisis (UNHCR, Dec. 2017) [access]

“What Does It Mean to Be Young for Syrian Men Living as Refugees in Cairo?,” Middle East - Topics & Arguments, vol. 9 (2017) [open access]

Publications focusing on women & girls:

"Advancing Gender Based Asylum Claims in Irish Law," The Researcher, vol. 12, no. 1 (Nov. 2017) [full-text]
- Scroll to p. 2. 

"The International Protection System is Failing Refugee Women and Girls," Thomson Reuters Foundation News, 17 Nov. 2017 [text]

Left Behind: How the World is Failing Women and Girls on Refugee Family Reunion (CARE & Melissa Network, Dec. 2017) [text]

Refugees and ‘Host Communities’ Facing Gender-Based Violence around Mbera Camp, Mauritania (LSE Middle East Centre Blog, Dec. 2017) [text]

Report on the Situation of Women Refugees and Asylum Seekers in the EU (European Parliament, Feb. 2016) [text via Refworld]

A Safe Place to Shine: Creating Opportunities and Raising Voices of Adolescent Girls in Humanitarian Settings (International Rescue Committee, Nov. 2017) [access]

Through Her Eyes: Enabling Women’s Best Evidence in UK Asylum Appeals (Asylum Aid & NatCen, Nov. 2017) [text via Free Movement Blog]

Women Refugees and Why Law Matters, Cambridge, MA, 27 Oct. 2017 [info]
- Follow link for video; see also related HIRC blog post.


Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Women (2 Nov. 2017)

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