Women and Conflict in the Middle East

Women and Conflict in the Middle East
Publisher: I.B.Tauris
Published Date: November 2013
ISBN-13: 978-1780761015

Women in Conflict zones face a wide range of violence: from physical to psychological trauma to political, economic and social disadvantage. Maria Holt uses her research gathered in the Palestinian refugee camps of Lebanon and the West Bank to look at the forms of violence suffered by women in the context of the wider conflict.


Reviewed by: Shazia Arshad

The life of refugees is one of many hardships and difficulties, having to face the daily struggle for survival their lives are exacerbated by numerous factors. In Maria Holt's book she analyses how violence is the principle factor which worsens the hardship of Palestinian women in refugee camps. Palestinians have faced the world's longest...


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