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Gender-based Violence and Child Protection among Syrian Refugees in Jordan, with a Focus on Early Marriage

Posted on July 15, 2013

This publication is an inter-agency assessment of gender-based violence, including forced or early marriage, and child protection issues among Syrian refugees in host communities in Jordan. It consisted of a household survey, focus group discussions, and in-depth interviews covering 11 out of 12 governorates in Jordan, targeting almost 80 per cent of the refugee population that is not residing in the camps. More