Sexual and Gender Based Violence and Access to Health Services in Arab countries: Barriers and Key Interventions

The purpose of this review is to analyse the current state of knowledge regarding Gender-based Violence (GBV) in Arab contexts where MSF-OCBA is present. GBV context analysis of six countries: Iraq, Sudan, Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT), Syrian Arab Republic (Syria), Somalia and Yemen, has been done, aiming to draw out the prevalence and major barriers that exist for GBV survivors to access medical and psychosocial services and provide an overview of challenges and opportunities for health care provision in these contexts.

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