The Women’s Refugee Commission is 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.
An appraisal of the energy situation, and opportunities for protection, among displaced people in the Great Lakes region.
This 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.
When Tropical Cyclone Pam slammed into Vanuatu, it was a grim reminder that sexual and reproductive health must be a mainstay of disaster risk reduction plans.
The 2015 Commission on the Status of Women demonstrated great strides since the Beijing Platform for Action was adopted. Here are some of the most important issues.
"...each child deserves the opportunity of stating his or her story before it is decided if he or she can continue to stay or must return to his or her country of origin."
"While Nadine's injuries keep her from being able to leave the house, adequately look after her household, or take on a job, they fall outside the narrow definition of "life-threatening" that donors have...