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