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Women in Beirut at Increased Risk of Violence and Unable to Access Care After Port Explosion: Study

An extremely damaged building. Smoke is coming out of the building, and there are small fires visible.

The explosion that struck the city of Beirut on Aug. 4 left thousands of people in Lebanon vulnerable — but research shows that women are the ones bearing the brunt of the fallout of this devastating event.

According to a new study released on Wednesday and carried out by ABAAD, CARE International, ESCWA, UNFPA, and UN Women, women in female-headed and elderly households in Lebanon are left increasingly vulnerable by the explosion.

Read full article at Global Citizen

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