Library Header Image
LSE Research Online LSE Library Services

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). Website.

Download (186kB) | Preview


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 (Website)
Official URL:
Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s)
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
Date Deposited: 11 May 2017 07:37
Last Modified: 24 Aug 2021 23:23

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item


Downloads per month over past year

View more statistics