Violence Against Women

Women Imprisoned by All Sides

This report is part of TIMEP-News Deeply’s Syria’s Women: Policies & Perspectives partnership. It first appeared on News Deeply’s website here. In Syria, Women Are Imprisoned by All Sides Authors: Alessandria Masi, Arwa al-Basha, Ahmad Zaza Both men and women...

Violence Against Women in Detention

VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN IN DETENTION OCTOBER 4, 2017 Summary As of the end of 2016, at least 8,111 women and 302 girls were being detained by the Syrian government, and at least 39 women had died of torture at the...

Rape: Weapon With Long-Term Consequences

This report is part of TIMEP-News Deeply’s Syria’s Women: Policies & Perspectives partnership. It first appeared on News Deeply’s website here. Rape: A Weapon of War With Long-Term Consequences Authors: Luna Safwan and Sama Masood Sexual violence continues to be...

Syria's Women

Women, a Form of Currency

This report is part of TIMEP-News Deeply’s Syria’s Women: Policies & Perspectives partnership. It first appeared on News Deeply’s website here. In Syria’s War Economy, Women Have Become a Form of Currency Authors: Shawn Carrié, Rami Zayat and Alessandria Masi...

Violence Against Women

Summary The use of rape in Syria has become a widespread tactic used by multiple actors as a tool to punish women and discourage dissent. The United Nations treated 38,000 victims in 2013. In refugee camps, women face an increasing...