03 May 2019

Thematic Focus: Gender Issues

Central American Women Fleeing Violence Experience More Trauma After Seeking Asylum (The Conversation, April 2019) [text]
- See also related article in the Texas Standard.

Conflict-related Sexual Violence: Report of the Secretary-General, UN Doc. No. S/2019/280 (UN Security Council, March 2019) [text via ReliefWeb] 

"A Community-based Intervention for Improving Utilization of Medical Services by Rape Survivors in Refugee Camps in Zambia," Journal of Community Medicine and Primary Health Care, vol. 31, no. 1 (2019) [open access]

Guidance Note: Mitigating Protection Risks in IDP Sites Exclusive to Widowed and Divorced Women and Girls (GBV Sub-cluster et al., Feb. 2019) [text via ReliefWeb]

Gutting the Substance of a Security Council Resolution on Sexual Violence (Just Security Blog, April 2019) [text]

IASC Plan for Accelerating Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) in Humanitarian Response at Country-Level (Inter-Agency Standing Committee, Dec. 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

"Impact of a US Asylum Decision on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights: A Call to Action for Health and Legal Professionals," Sexual and Reproductive Health Matters, vol. 27, no. 2 (2019) [open access]

"'The more children you have, the more praise you get from the community': Exploring the Role of Sociocultural Context and Perceptions of Care on Maternal and Newborn Health among Somali Refugees in UNHCR Supported Camps in Kenya," Conflict and Health, 13:11 (March 2019) [open access]

Pilot Study Findings on the Provision of Hygiene Kits with Reusable Sanitary Pads: Testing the Appropriateness and Acceptability of AFRIpads Reusable Sanitary Pads in Southwestern (Ugandan) Refugee Context among Schoolgirls (UNHCR, Dec. 2018) [text]

Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Major Risks for Women on the Move (RI Blog, April 2019) [text]

The Time to Act is Now: Addressing Risks of Exploitation for Venezuelan Women and Children Seeking Refuge (Women's Refugee Commission, April 2019) [access]
- Follow link for full report and summary in English and summary in Spanish.

Transnational Policing, Migration Control, and the Gendered Persecution of Central America’s Youth (Border Criminologies Blog, April 2019) [text]

Related posts:
- Thematic Focus: Gender Issues - Pt. 1 (3 April 2019)
- Thematic Focus: Gender Issues - Pt. 2 (Syrians) (2 April 2019)

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