Gendering Space for Forcibly Displaced Women and Children: Concepts, Policies and Guidelines



The provision of shelter and settlement is a basic need in all societies and their loss, destruction and replacement provide iconic images of conflict, forced migration and return. This chapter reviews these issues from the perspective of women and families, drawing on a wide range of published and grey literature, agency reports and the research and field experience of the authors.


Refugee Camp Gender Base Violence Forced Displacement Gender Perspective Forced Migration 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Director Refugee Studies CentreUniversity of OxfordOxfordUK
  2. 2.Development Planning Unit, Bartlett School of ArchitectureUniversity of LondonLondonUK

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