“We keep it in our heart” Sexual violence against men and boys in the Syria crisis.

2017Dr. Sarah Chynoweth, UNHCR

This exploratory study examined sexual violence against men and boys in the Syria crisis and their access to services in Jordan, Lebanon, and the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI). In addition to a review of the literature and an online survey completed by 33 key informants, in-country data collection was undertaken in October 2016. Key informant interviews with 73 humanitarian personnel from 34 agencies were conducted as well as 21 focus group discussions with 196 refugees (82 pages).

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