We are the only international organization solely dedicated to protecting the rights of refugee women to sexual and reproductive health care, to an environment free from gender based violence, and to economic and social empowerment.

Protecting Women and the Environment in the Great Lakes Region

An appraisal of the energy situation, and opportunities for protection, among displaced people in the Great Lakes region.

Facilitator's Kit: Community Preparedness for Reproductive Health and Gender

This provisional Facilitator's Kit provides a complete framework for a 3-day training on Community Preparedness for Reproductive Health and Gender. The goal is to build community capacity to prepare and respond to risks and inequities faced by women and girls during emergencies. 

Adolescent Girls as Humanitarian Partners, Not Contributors.

Humanitarians spend a lot of time thinking about adolescent girls' needs and capacities. But to follow through on our promises to empower them, we need to go beyond "engagement." They must become part...

Local Civil Society Consulted at HQ, Less So in the Field

Local organizations are perfectly placed to help crisis-affected communities. Their work merits attention--as well as funding and leadership roles--at the field level.