Addressing Sexual Violence Against Refugee Women

  • Gangoli, Geetanjali (Principal Investigator)
  • Bates, Lis (Co-Investigator)

Project Details


The project Addressing sexual violence against refugee women (ASVARW) runs between January 2017-June 2018. Sexual violence against refugee and asylum-seeker women is a dramatic phenomenon across Europe and the Mediterranean countries. Several international agencies and institutions – like UN, UNHCR, Council of Europe, and European Parliament – have pointed out the urgent need for specific policy measures on the issue, as the risks of sexual violence make women more vulnerable.
Effective start/end date1/01/1730/06/18

Structured keywords

  • SPS Centre for Gender and Violence Research


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