Syrian women wait to leave the Kurdish-run al-Hol camp holding relatives of alleged Islamic State (IS) group fighters, in the al-Hasakeh governorate in northeastern Syria, on November 24, 2020. A Kurdish official in charge of the region's camps, said 515 people from 120 families were returning to areas in the east of Deir Ezzor province, the first to do so after the Kurdish authorities in northeast Syria vowed to allow thousands of Syrians including the families of IS fighters out of the over-populated camp. / AFP / Delil SOULEIMAN
Syrian women have often borne the brunt of gender-based and domestic violence because of the conditions in refugee camps and the lack of economic opportunities there. AFP

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