Refugees and internally displaced persons

Modified on 2013/05/16 15:23 by Haoyi Chen — Categorized as: Chapter 2 - Migration, displaced persons and refugees

From gender issues to gender statistics on refugees and internally displaced persons: illustrative examples

Policy-relevant questions Data needed Sources of data
Do women and men refugees have the same types of living arrangements? Number of refugees by sex, type of accommodation and type of household Population censuses
Refugee registers or other administrative sources
Do women and men participate equally in the administration of refugee camps? Number of refugees participating in camp-level decision-making by sex Administrative sources related to refugee camps
Do women and men asylum-seekers / refugees have equal access to individual identity documentation? Number of asylum seekers / refugees and number of individually registered asylum seekers / refugees by sex Combination of several sources: refugee registers, administrative sources and population censuses.
Do all women of reproductive age in refugee camps have access to sanitary supplies? Number of women of reproductive age living in refugee camps and number of women provided with sanitary supplies Administrative sources related to refugee camps
Do refugee girls and boys have equal access to schooling? Enrolled refugee pupils / students and refugee population by sex, age, grade and level of education

School attendance for refugee children by sex, age and level of education
School administrative sources combined with information on population from censuses and surveys.

Population census
Surveys focused on refugee camps or IDP (Internally Displaced Persons) profiling surveys