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Situation Analysis of Youth in Lebanon Affected by the Syrian Crisis

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The Syrian crisis entered its fourth year in 2014. Nearly 2.2 million refugees had been registered in Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey by the end of 2013 - without including non-registered Syrian and non-Syrian refugees. With the continuing violence and insecurity in Syria, the number of refugees in the region is expected to reach over 4 million by the end of 2014.

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TANSEEQ for Ending GBV in Lebanon, Issue 6

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Although Lebanon is considered to be relatively more open compared to other Arab countries, there remain nonetheless many shortcomings in the fight against Gender Based Violence (GBV), with women constituting 96% of all its victims. 

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TANSEEQ for Ending GBV in Lebanon, Issue 8

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The eradication of gender based violence (GBV) is a key step in the construction of a society of equals, in which differences among human beings are considered a wealth and not a base to construct social hierarchies, restricting individual and collective social, economic, and political freedoms. 

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UNFPA Response to the Syrian Humanitarian Crisis in Lebanon

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Before Syria descended into civil war, family planning services were free and used relatively widely by 58% of women in reproductive age. Yet the UNFPA-supported study carried out among Syrian refugee women in Lebanon in 2012 showed that only 37% of non-pregnant married women were using contraception. According to a global study by UNFPA, 250,000 women in Syria and refugee settings will become pregnant by the end of 2013. 

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UNFPA Response to the Syrian Humanitarian Crisis in Lebanon

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UNFPA needs assessment (July- August 2012) showed that while 37% of non-pregnant married women were using contraceptives, reasons for not using any was attributed to high cost, distance, quantity, and unavailability of preferred type of contraceptive.

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UNFPA Response to the Syrian Humanitarian Crisis in Lebanon

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UNFPA focuses on improving data availability and analysis around population dynamics, sexual and reproductive health (including family planning)

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UNFPA Response to the Syrian Humanitarian Crisis in Lebanon

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There are no camps in Lebanon and most Syrian refugees have settled in the poorest parts of the country, in districts like Akkar in the North and Baalbek or Hermel in the Bekaa. The North Governorate is home to 40% of Lebanon’s poor, with more than half the people living under US$4 a day.

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TANSEEQ for Ending GBV in Lebanon, Issue 4

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UNFPA Lebanon has been collaborating with GBV actors in Lebanon, since 2008, to support national efforts for ensuring appropriate prevention of and response to GBV

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Knowledge, Attitudes, Beliefs And Practices Of Lebanese Army Soldiers

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The armed forces around the world face a serious risk of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Reproductive health (RH) activities, including relevant awareness campaigns and services, have been implemented in various parts of the world based on assessment studies (1).

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TANSEEQ for Ending GBV in Lebanon, Issue 5

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Gender Based Violence (GBV) is a global phenomenon manifested in every aspect of life, including education settings where many girls, and sometimes boys, can undergo violence. 

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