March 24, 2015

Private Violence, Public Concern

A study of the drivers, forms, and consequences of intimate partner violence on women and girls in conflict settings

Rebecca Horn, Eve S. Puffer, Karin Wachter, Elsa A. Friis

In this qualitative study, we examined the nature and drivers of intimate partner violence in refugee camp settings in Iraq, Kenya, and South Sudan, as well as women’s suggestions for how humanitarian organizations can improve prevention and response efforts. This study was led by the International Rescue Committee.

Relevant Publications:

Wachter, K., Horn, R., Friis, E., Falb, K., Ward, L., Apio, C., … & Puffer, E. S. (2017). Drivers of Intimate Partner Violence Against Women in Three Refugee CampsViolence Against Women, 1-21, 1077801216689163.