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Posted by The IRC on January 6th, 2016
Raesa, a Jordanian citizen, left her home in Syria with her three teenage children after war broke out in 2011. She returned to her native country hoping for safety and a fresh start for her family, but has struggled to make ends meet. more »
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Posted by The IRC on December 7th, 2015
During the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence (Nov. 25 - Dec. 10), the IRC is shedding light on women's struggle against violence and inequality. more »
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Posted by Anna Kim on September 26th, 2015
Reproductive health services—including access to family planning—are especially vital in areas affected by crisis. Here's a look into an IRC-run health clinic in Tanzania providing critical services to Burundian refugees. more »
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Posted by The IRC on August 4th, 2015
Basma is one of the lucky few Yazidis who managed to escape ISIS a year ago this week, when the group attacked religious minorities in the northern Iraqi district of Sinjar. more »
Posted by The IRC on June 4th, 2015
Spend a day with IRC aid worker Jonia Karumuna as she meets Burundian refugees arriving in a Tanzanian refugee camp to identify anyone who may need medical care or has experienced sexual violence. more »
Posted by The IRC on May 14th, 2015
The IRC and its partners are helping to make sure Syrian refugees find a way to heal and cope with their new lives. In collaboration with WomenOne, the IRC recently conducted a media-skills workshop where young women were taught how to use video to express themselves and tell their stories to the world. more »
Posted by Sophia Jones on May 7th, 2015
As Burundi suffers ongoing political unrest, mothers do their best to make a better life for their children and country. The IRC's Sophia Jones recently spoke with some of them and shares their stories. more »
Posted by The IRC on March 25th, 2015
Explore panoramas of the IRC’s work in refugee camps and cities in Jordan where more than 600,000 Syrian refugees have sought safety. more »
Posted by Anna Kim on March 8th, 2015
With reproductive health services scarce, an IRC-run clinic in Jordan is making sure Syrian refugee women receive the care they need. more »
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Posted by The IRC on January 20th, 2015
A new IRC study inquires into the causes of—and solutions to—violence against women and girls more »

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