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Gender, religion and humanitarian responses to refugees

Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, Elena (2016) Gender, religion and humanitarian responses to refugees. Religion and the public Sphere (19 Oct 2016). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Major international agencies including the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) have moved towards partnering with faith-based actors to support displaced persons. Despite this, concerns – and suspicions – remain about the nature and impact of faith-based responses to displacement, often stemming from negative assumptions about the relationship between religion and gender. Based on her policy brief launched at the UN Refugee Summit in September, Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh outlines how we can overcome these often flawed assumptions.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/religionpublicsphere/
Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religion
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
H Social Sciences > HS Societies secret benevolent etc
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
Sets: Collections > Religion and the Public Sphere
Date Deposited: 11 May 2017 07:37
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2019 05:32
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/76457

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