Gender, Conscription and Protection, and the War in Syria

  • Citation: Davis, Rochelle, Abbie Taylor, and Emma Murphy. “Gender, Conscription and Protection, and the War in Syria.” Forced Migration Review 47 (2014): 35–38.
    • Topics:
    • Reframing IR and Development
    • Keywords:
    • Middle East and North Africa
    • Syria
    • conflict
    • gender
    • war
    • conscription

The struggles endured by men who remain inside Syria and the obstacles faced by others who choose to remove themselves from the fighting by fleeing the country demonstrate a need to redefine classic conceptions of vulnerability and to consider civilian men and their needs as part of a solution rather than a problem.

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