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Minors Flee Central American Violence

Jessica Jones, Equal Justice Works Fellow, speaks about children and youth fleeing gang violence in Central America in this Al Jazeera piece. Watch here.


Representative Lucille Roybal-Allard reacts to the release of our new report "Forced From Home: The Lost Boys and Girls of Central America" in this piece found on her website.

Study: Violence Pushing Central American Kids to U.S.

Jessica Jones and our new report "Forced From Home: The Lost Boys and Girls of Central America," are quoted and discussed in this National Journal piece by Rosa Ramirez.

Adolescent sexual and reproductive health in humanitarian settings

Program Officer Mihoko Tanabe co-authored an article on the sexual and reproductive health of adolescents in humanitarian settings for Forced Migration Review.

Emily Owens, M.D. Star Mamie Gummer Reveals Her Mom's (Meryl Streep!) Movies That Make Her Laugh, Cry, and Watch Again and Again

"My favorite charity is the Women's Refugee Commission and the Nomi network." Mamie Gummer, star of the new TV drama "Emily Owens, MD, (and WRC's ambassador and daughter of Meryl Streep) in Glamour magazine.

Unaccompanied migrant youth in U.S. detention centers rises 50%

The Los Angeles Times published a story "Unaccompanied Migrant Youth in U.S. Detention Centers Rises 50%" based on our report Forced From Home:The Lost Boys & Girls of Central America.

The High Price of the Syrian Conflict on Women

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s radio program “The Current” aired a piece on the widespread sexual violence against women and girls in Syria, which quotes Director of Reproductive Health, Sandra Krause.

Child-migrant problem on rise

Director Michelle Brané and Program Officer Jennifer Podkul are quoted in a POLITICO article on the rise of unaccompanied children migrating to the United States.

Young and Alone, Facing Court and Deportation

Jessica Jones, Equal Justice Works Fellow at the Women's Refugee Commission, is quoted in this front page New York Times article by Julia Preston, discussing the surge of unaccompanied children crossing the U.S. border fleeing gang violence and abuse in Central America.

Immigrant detainees land in limbo in Alabama jail

NBC News did an investigative report on the plight of immigrants detained in an Alabama jail, which quotes Michelle Brané and cites our research into human rights abuses at the notorious facility.