Vulnerability- and Resilience-Based Approaches in Response to The Syrian Crisis: Implications for Women, Children and Youth with Disabilities

This report presents findings from a review of the literature on how vulnerability- and resilience-based approaches are applied to address the protection of women, children and youth with disabilities affected by the Syrian crisis, as well as findings from pilot projects conducted by the Women’s Refugee Commission with operational partners in Iraq and Lebanon. Based on the available literature, and on results from the pilot projects, the WRC sets forth recommendations for how vulnerability- and resilience-based approaches can be harnessed to support the protection and empowerment of women, children and youth with disabilities.