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Girl, disrupted
March 2014

Girls pay a high price in situations of displacement. Conflicts and disasters make them doubly vulnerable and often put an end to their childhood. Sudden disruption of education, trafficking, gender based violence such as early and forced marriage are some of the protection issues faced by girls that have a critical impact on their future and contribute to perpetuate existing inequality.  This paper aims at show case good practices through stories from Afghanistan, DRC, CAR, Palestine and Colombia and provides recommendations on girl specific prevention and response mechanisms. It also highlights the amazing resilience capacities of displaced girls who have been supported and helped to bounce back, to restore their stolen childhood and to be better equipped for the future. 

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