Commentaries by Dr. Leila Hanafi

Syrian refugees in Turkey during a HasNa organized legal assistance session. Photo credit: HasNa

This year, we are marking women’s day globally in the midst of new and intensifying conflicts from Ukraine to Syria; conflicts that exacerbate pre-existing patterns of discrimination against women and girls, exposing them to heightened risks of violations of their human rights. While contemporary wars affect civilians of all genders—as stated in UN Security Council [...]