Gender Religion and Refugees UCL

Publication date

16th December 2016


Sharifa Abdulaziz, Omayma El Ella, Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, Ellen Hansen, Elisabet Le Roux, Marie-Claude Poirier, Jos�© Riera-C�©zanne, Helen Stawski, Olivia Wilkinson and Erin K. Wilson



Gender, Religion and Humanitarian Responses to Refugees

UCL Migration Research Unit | POLICY BRIEF

There is increasing interest in the roles played by faith-based organisations (FBOs) and local faith communities (LFCs) in providing assistance and protection to refugees and asylum-seekers. However, this interest is often This Policy Brief may be downloaded for personal research purposes. However any additional reproduction for other purposes, in hard copy or electronically, requires the consent of the author(s). If cited or quoted, reference should be made to the full name of the author(s), the title, the policy brief series, the year and the UCL Migration Research Unit as publisher.

This Policy Brief summarises key points and recommendations for policy, practice and research emerging from a Workshop on Gender, Religion and Humanitarian Responses to Refugees convened at University College London (UCL) in May 2016. The Workshop was generously funded by a Special Grant awarded by The Henry Luce Foundation. The views expressed in this Policy Brief are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of UCL’s Migration Research Unit.


Migration Research Unit


Sharifa AbdulAziz et al (2016) Gender, Religion and Humanitarian Responses to Refugees (edited by Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh), UCL Migration Research Unit POLICY BRIEF, UCL, London, UK.


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