Syria: The Hidden War on Women
Violence against women is the hidden war on women in Syria.
As the Syrian war enters its fifth year, the pressures on displaced families have caused a dramatic rise in violence against women. But domestic abuse is a taboo subject in Syrian society, and the true scale of the problem is unknown. Violence against women is the hidden war on women in Syria. Filmmaker Sharron Ward gained rare access to brave Syrian refugee women who spoke out in their own words about their experiences of forced child marriage, domestic violence and other forms of gender based violence.
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