Supporting resilience in Syria – Women's experience of the conflict and the 'new normal'

This policy brief analyses how Syrian women have adopted new livelihood strategies, new ways of accessing education, and new gender roles; and makes recommendations for how donors, as well as humanitarian and development agencies, should promote women’s leadership in humanitarian and early recovery responses, supporting a platform for Syrian women to define their own priorities, shape the support they receive, and make decisions for themselves and their dependents.

The policy brief draws on the findings of two DFID-funded CARE research reports, Understanding resilience: Perspectives from Syrians, and Syrian refugee women's roles.

  • Countries: Syrian Arab Republic
  • Published: February 2020

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