TANSEEQ for Ending GBV in Lebanon, Issue 9

Jan - Jun 2014

No. of pages: 8

Publication date: June 2014

Author: UNFPA and several GBV actors in Lebanon

During conflicts, women and children are often victims of unspeakable violence and abuse. The conflict in Syria is no exception. Sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) has been used as a tool of war and as a means of torture. Thousands of women, children, as well as men, have been subjected to sexual abuse, many of which are now living among us as refugees.