Trauma and the Rehabilitation of Trafficked Women: The Experiences of Yazidi Survivors, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Trauma and the Rehabilitation of Trafficked Women

The Experiences of Yazidi Survivors, 1st Edition

By S. Behnaz Hosseini


248 pages

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Hardback: 9780367902155
pub: 2020-07-15
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Based on research in camps in Iraqi Kurdistan and among refugees in Germany, this book addresses the challenges, strategies and support systems that exist for the rehabilitation and reintegration of Yazidi women recovering from human trafficking. Through in-depth interviews, focus group discussions and case studies, it gives women trafficked by ISIS their own voice to express their experiences during captivity, whilst offering an overview of the forms of support and protection available and necessary for survivors. An examination of the experiences and needs of refugee women who have undergone traumatizing experiences, Trauma and the Rehabilitation of Trafficked Women will appeal to scholars and policy makers with interests in gender studies, feminist thought, sexual violence during war, human trafficking and trauma recovery.

Table of Contents

1. The Enslavement of Women

2. Understanding Women Trafficking in Iraq

3. Strategy of Shelters in the Reintegration Process

4. New Life Experience in the Host Country and the Underlying Challenges

5. Concluding Remarks



About the Author

Seyedehbehnaz Hosseini is Visiting Research fellow at the Institute of Anthropology at the University of Oxford, UK.

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Routledge Research in Gender and Society

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General