10 Insights from Discussions with Boys and Young Men Traveling to Italy on Sexual Violence

2015Women’s Refugee Commission (WRC)

October 2018, two researchers traveled to Rome and Sicily. We spoke with 52 young men and boys who had traveled to Italy from across Africa and the Middle East. We also talked to 63 social workers, guardians, doctors, psychologists, and other service providers. This document summarizes the key findings from our trip, especially regarding sexual violence.

Key wordsgender based violence / sexual violence against boys / sexual violence against men