As the Syrian war enters its fifth year, the pressured on displaced families have caused a dramatic rise in violence against women. But domestic abuse is a taboo subject in Syrian society, and , the true scale of the problem is unknown.
Filmmaker Sharron Ward visited Syrian refugees in Lebanon and Jordan to hear their story.
Filmed, directed and produced by Sharron Ward.
Edited by Andy Kemp.
Syria: The Hidden War is a Katalyst Productions film for Channel 4 News