You are here

OVERVIEW OF GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE IN SYRIA A

The crisis in Syria has been globally recognized as one of the worst humanitarian crises of our time, displacing millions inside the country and forcing millions of others take refuge in neighbouring countries throughout the region. One of the most egregious and often misunderstood manifestations of the violence afflicting Syrians is genderbased violence (GBV), which remains a serious protection issue, particularly for women and girls, who are most at risk of gender-based violence in any humanitarian crisis.