Refugees and internally displaced persons

Modified on 2015/05/14 12:08 by Sean Zheng — Categorized as: Chapter 2 - Migration, displaced persons and refugees

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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? Refugees by sex, type of accommodation and type of household. Population censuses.
Refugee registers or other administrative records.
Do women and men participate equally in the administration of refugee camps? Refugees participating in camp-level decision-making by sex. Administrative records related to refugee camps.
Do women and men asylum seekers / refugees have equal access to individual identity documentation? Asylum seekers / refugees and individually registered asylum seekers / refugees by sex. Combination of refugee registers, administrative records and population censuses.
Do all women of reproductive age in refugee camps have access to sanitary supplies? Women of reproductive age living in refugee camps and women provided with sanitary supplies. Administrative records 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 records combined with information on population from censuses and surveys.

Population censuses.
Surveys focused on refugee camps, or Internally Displaced Persons profiling surveys.