New Report: Women Refugees at Risk in Europe

2015NovelĀ“s Women Initiative

The report finds that women are vulnerable a bottleneck points along the route, and even more vulnerable when they reach reception centres that do not have secure and separate sleeping areas for women. Women also experience sexual violence at alarming rates and there is currently 100% impunity for gender-based crimes committed against refugee women. High numbers of refugee women are pregnant with no access to pre- or post-natal care.

Key wordsforced migration / gender based violence / human rights / Rape / sexual violence / violence / women

CountriesEurope / Syria