11 July 2020

Thematic Focus: Gender Issues

Blog posts & press:

Another Set of Heroes: Refugee Women Making the Global Compact on Refugees Real Amid COVID-19 (Kaldor Centre, July 2020) [text]

Stopping the Trump Administration from Stopping Gender-Based Asylum Claims by Brian Soucek (ImmigrationProf Blog, July 2020) [text]
- Note: To add your own comment regarding the proposed asylum rule discussed in this blog post, follow this link.

Reports & journal articles:

Forced Migration and Gender Relations: The Impact of Displacement on Masculinity among Syrian Refugees, PhD Course in Applied Social Sciences Working Paper Series, no. 5 (Sapienza University, 2020) [text]

"Gender-based Violence Experienced by Women Seeking Asylum in the United State: A Lifetime of Multiple Traumas Inflicted by Multiple Perpetrators," Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine, vol. 72 (May 2020) [open access]
- See also a related article describing the authors' "coding tool that classifies types of abuse, identifies abuse perpetrators, and estimates how long and how often each abuse was experienced."

Improving Participation and Protection of Displaced Women and Girls through Camp Management Approaches (Norwegian Refugee Council, July 2020) [text via ReliefWeb]

"'Like a Tree Without Leaves': Syrian Refugee Women and the Shifting Meaning of Marriage," Mashriq & Mahjar: Journal of Middle East and North African Migration Studies, vol. 7, no. 1 (2020) [open access]
- Focuses on Egypt.

"Persecution, Prosecution, Protection," Chapter in Transitional Justice and Forced Migration: Critical Perspectives from the Global South (Cambridge Univ. Press, Oct. 2019) [free full-text]

"Sanctuary, Safe Harbor and Asylum, But is It Available for Domestic Violence Victims? The Analysis of Domestic Violence Asylum Seekers in the United States and Internationally," San Diego International Law Journal, vol. 21, no. 2 (2020) [full-text]

"A Social Ecological Approach to Understanding Service Utilization Barriers among Male Survivors of Sexual Violence in Three Refugee Settings: A Qualitative Exploratory Study," Conflict and Health, 14:43 (July 2020) [open access]

An Unequal Emergency: CARE Rapid Gender Analysis of the Refugee and Migrant Crisis in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela (CARE, June 2020) [text via ReliefWeb]
- See also Spanish version.


Gender Based Violence and Migration in Times of Covid-19: Perspectives from Across the Globe, Webinar, 1 July 2020 [info]
- A video recording is available here.

Using Data to Support Women Migrants and Refugees during COVID-19, Gender Data Series, 23 Jue 2020 [access]
- Follow the link for a video recording.

Related posts:
- Thematic Focus: Gender Issues - Pt. 1 (24 June 2020)
Thematic Focus: Gender Issues - Pt. 2 (24 June 2020)

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