Women, Work and War: Syrian women and the struggle to survive five years of conflict: Research Study.
Buecher, B. and Aniyamuzaala, J. R
Gender, Disaster and Conflict
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Buecher, B. and Aniyamuzaala, J. R. (2016). Women, Work and War: Syrian women and the struggle to survive five years of conflict: Research Study. CARE International. pp. 1-42.
Five years of war and displacement have triggered fundamental shifts in gender roles and responsibilities, both in Syria and in neighbouring countries. As a result of the upheaval, Syrian women and men feel that their roles and responsibilities have been reversed: while women increasingly participate in decision-making on income and expenses and assume responsibilities outside the home, men have lost their traditional role as (sole) breadwinners and decision-makers.