The coping mechanism by Yazidi female survivors and their problems inside camps-Duhok

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Qaida, Social Problems, Yazidi, Survivors, Coping Mechanism


Yazidi young women survivors have different kinds of social problems and adapt to their issues in different ways inside camps. This study was conducted in four Internal Displacement Person camps. The research aims to determine how survivors adapted to society after their liberation. Then, identify appropriate programs for them. Social problems and factors that help these women adapt to the community. A descriptive style was used for interviews with a mixed approach. A purposive sample of 36 survivors was selected. Most survivors have psychological disorders, in addition to thinking of missing persons. Young people are more vulnerable to all kinds of violence. Emotional survivors have a sense of surrender; most of the illiterate class survivors have remained in captivity for an extended period of more than three years. The economic situation is terrible because young people have been killed or the elderly cannot get work. The recommendations of the study are to employ female survivors. The provision of medicines for patients because it is a section of survivors take medicine, tracing through international organizations, providing psychosocial support for survivors, and their inclusion in individual psychotherapy intervention groups. The author suggests conducting research with the survivors of women who went to third countries.


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Qahar, J. A. (2023). The coping mechanism by Yazidi female survivors and their problems inside camps-Duhok. HOLISTIC ECONOMICS, 2(1), 11–19.