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The Gender Dimensions of Forced Displacement : A Synthesis of New Research (English)

While there have been welcome advances in global evidence on and understanding of forced displacement, research and analysis of the gendered dimensions of displacement have been limited. The Gender Dimensions of Forced Displacement (GDFD) research program has sought to fill this important gap. A series of papers were commissioned from leading experts to address several key questions, namely: (i) How does gender inequality affect the extent and patterns of different dimensions of poverty in forcibly displaced populations? (ii) How do conflict and displacement affect gender norms and the prevalence of IPV and child marriage for women and girls? (iii) What are the implications of these findings for the design and implementation of policies and programs?


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    The Gender Dimensions of Forced Displacement : A Synthesis of New Research

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    Gender-Based Violence; Demographic and Health Survey; female-headed household; higher levels of achievement; lower level of education; gender gap in access; access to labor market; stakeholder need; humanitarian response; large numbers of refugees; forced displacement; gender norm; years of schooling; dimensions of poverty; implications for policy; gender dimension; access to land; intimate partner violence; risk of violence; opportunity for woman; place of origin; access to schooling; primary school age; lack of education; reproductive health service; economies of scale; per capita expenditure; fragile and conflict; households with child; traditional gender roles; high poverty rate; boy in school; work at home; difference in income; lack of institutions; change in behavior; support for survivor; status in employment; implementation of policies; difference in poverty; number of refugees; mental health support; value of good; ideal family size; reproductive health information; social protection program; violence against woman; gap in education; Internally Displaced Person; reduction in poverty; national poverty rate; gender role attitude; school age child; lower literacy rate; displaced people; poverty risk; Host Communities; research program; refugee woman; adolescent girl; Gender Inequality; gender inequalities; internal displacement; financial inclusion; older woman; refugee girl; household level; adult woman; Displaced Population; monetary poverty; Child Marriage; Sexual Violence; gender difference; school attendance; income poverty; double burden; Gender Equality; development policy; female headship; young woman; attending school; family structure; affected districts; household head; childcare services



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The Gender Dimensions of Forced Displacement : A Synthesis of New Research (English). Gender Dimensions of Forced Displacement Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.