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Digital Violence  in Displaced Widows Camps of Northern Syria

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Due to the Syrian war more than a decade ago, camps appeared that were limited to widows and divorced women. They were called “widows’ camps,” and they are home to tens of thousands of widows and other women who live with complex challenges. In addition to the difficulty of living in camps in general, especially with the decline in support for the camps in Syria, women in widows’ camps experience double violence because they are considered easy victims for violators, especially through digital means. This study explores the dimensions of digital violence on a number of female residents of widows’ camps, while providing recommendations to those concerned to protect women and make the digital space safer.