Syrian Refugee Women Need More Reproductive, Mental Health Services, Study Says
The Guardian: Female refugees from Syria ‘blighted by gynecological illness and stress’
“Syrian women who have fled to Lebanon are suffering severe stress and health problems including a high rate of preterm births and complications among those who are pregnant, according to a study. … Some of their health problems are linked to conflict-related stress, which also manifests itself in outbreaks of domestic violence. Some women reported being hit by their husbands and also lashing out themselves at their children, which they afterwards bitterly regretted…” (Boseley, 2/19).
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