Photograph by Şener Yılmaz Aslan/MOKU

Silhouette of a refugee woman: a conversation with Meryem

All Syrian refugees have a unique story, but they share the same patterns of injustice and exploitation. In the case of women, such experiences are multilayered. On one occasion, Meryem explains, “my knee was hurting so I went to the doctor, who asked for my telephone number and added with a sleazy smile that he would like to care for me intimately.”

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