International Day of the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict and World Refugee Day

In recognition of International Day of the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict on June 19th and World Refugee Day, June 20th, we’ve rounded up a number of past RHM articles sexual violence in conflict/crisis settings, refugees and SRHR.


International Day of the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, June 19th



Alsaba K, Kapilashrami A. Understanding women’s experience of violence and the political economy of gender in conflict: the case of Syria. – 24(47):2016

Heidari S, Garcia Moreno C. Gender-based violence: a barrier to sexual and reproductive health and rights. – 24(47):2016

Touquet H, Ellen G. Out of the shadows? The inclusion of men and boys in conceptualisations of wartime sexual violence. – 24(47):2016

Weishut, D.J.N. Sexual torture of Palestinian men by Israeli authorities. – 23(46):2015



Bosmans M, Nasser D, Khammash U, et al. Palestinian women’s sexual and reproductive health rights in a longstanding humanitarian crisis. – 16(31):2009

Kottegoda S, Samuel K, Emmanuel S. Reproductive Health Concerns in Six Conflict-Affected Areas of Sri Lanka. – 16(31):2008

Longombe AO, Claude KM, Ruminjo J. Fistula and Traumatic Genital Injury from Sexual Violence in a Conflict Setting in Eastern Congo: Case Studies. – 16(31):2008

Petchesky, R.P. Conflict and Crisis Settings: Promoting Sexual and Reproductive Rights. – 16(31):2008



Oosterhoff P, Zwanikken P, Ketting E. Sexual torture of men in Croatia and other conflict situations: an open secret. – 12(23):2004

Rawi M. Betrayal. – 12(23):2004


The forthcoming RHM issue, out in October 2017 will cover the topic of sexual and reproductive health and rights in humanitarian settings.


World Refugee Day, June 20th



Freedman, J. Sexual and gender-based violence against refugee women: a hidden aspect of the refugee “crisis”. – 24(47):2016

Yasmine R, Moughalian C. Systemic violence against Syrian refugee women and the myth of effective intrapersonal interventions– 24(47):2016

Keygnaert I & Guieu A. What the eye does not see: a critical interpretive synthesis of European Union policies addressing sexual violence in vulnerable migrants. – 23(46):2015

Schlecht J, Rowley E, Babirye J. Early relationships and marriage in conflict and post-conflict settings: vulnerability of youth in Uganda. – 21(41):2013



Austin J, Guy S, et al. A Right for Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons. – 16(31):2008

Chynoweth, SK. The Need for Priority Reproductive Health Services for Displaced Iraqi Women and Girls. – 16(31):2008

Hakamies N, Geissler PW, Borchert M. Providing Reproductive Health Care to Internally Displaced Persons: Barriers Experienced by Humanitarian Agencies. – 16(31):2008

Macklin, A. Legal Aspects of Conflict-Induced Migration by Women. – 16(31):2008

Mullany LC, Lee CI, Paw P, et al. The MOM Project: Delivering Maternal Health Services among Internally Displaced Populations in Eastern Burma. – 16(31):2008

Roberts B, Guy S, Sondorp E, et al. A Basic Package of Health Services for Post-Conflict Countries: Implications for Sexual and Reproductive Health Services. – 16(31):2008

Lee RB. Delivering Maternal Health Care Services in an Internal Conflict Setting in Maguindanao, Philippines. – 16(31):2008

Bosmans M, Nasser D, Khammash U. Palestinian Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights in a Longstanding Humanitarian Crisis. – 16(31):2008



Lehmann, A. Safe Abortion: A Right for Refugees? 10(19):2002