The government has returned to a dangerous policy of family detention for immigrants. There are humane and effective alternatives.Read more
The WRC's newest report features tools to identify, protect, serve and engage girls from the earliest days of a crisis.Learn More
Well-intentioned but poorly implemented livelihoods programs can harm refugees. Here's how to make them safe and effective.Learn More
In the summer of 2014, with an increase in the number of mothers and children fleeing violence and persecution in Central America, the Obama Administration returned to the widely discredited and costly practice of family detention. In this report, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS) and the Women’s Refugee Commission (WRC), have collaborated to show the harm family detention causes and outline sensible alternatives.
I’m Here: Adolescent Girls in Emergencies is a resource for emergency response staff. It outlines an operational approach and recommendations that can help humanitarian sectors be more accountable to adolescent girls from the start of an emergency.