UNHCR Handbook for the Protection of Women and Girls

This document was originally published on the official website of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) at: https://www.unhcr.org/.
The chapter "5.8 Housing, land and property" forms part of the UNHCR Handbook for the Protection of Women and Girls. The entire document can be found here: https://cms.emergency.unhcr.org/documents/11982/51689/UNHCR+Handbook+for....
This chapter analyses the exposure of women and girls to severe protection risks, including SGBV and other forms of violence. Moreover, it explores their lack of adequate housing during displacement and lack of access to land, property, and housing on return.
This resource is part of a collection of similar guidelines titled "Gender-based violence and site/settlement planning", and it is included in the series of collections supporting response to Site / Settlement Planning.
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