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Deep wounds: In the Arab Region, survivors of gender-based violence wonder where to turn

06 December 2021
Five girls sit together chatting and writing against a wall.
Caption: In the Middle East and North Africa, nearly 2 of every 5 partnered women are subjected to domestic violence in their lifetimes.
Photo: © UNHCR
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