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Posted by The IRC on December 11th, 2014
The IRC marks 16 Days around the world. Here's our Storify recap. more »
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Posted by The IRC on December 1st, 2014
The IRC's technical advisor Catherine Poulton recently sat with the women and girls in the Central African Republic who face the stark reality of assault, sexual violence and kidnapping on a daily basis. more »
Posted by The IRC on November 28th, 2014
These are the voices of women in the Central African Republic. Since 2013 the already unstable country has descended into chaos and become engulfed by sectarian violence. Approximately 120,000 people have fled the country since December. Reports of sexual violence have increased dramatically. more »
Posted by The IRC on November 25th, 2014
In honor of the "16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence," which begins Nov. 25, we share 16 ways the IRC works to empower women and girls. more »
Posted by The IRC on November 13th, 2014
In refugee camps on the Thailand-Myanmar border, the IRC is working with adolescent girls to tackle issues such as early marriage and domestic violence, and to help them build a brighter future. more »
Posted by The IRC on September 20th, 2014
For Syrian refugees like Zaeemah, daily life is a desperate struggle. The IRC's new report sheds light on the chronic abuse and harassment experienced by Syrian women and girls over the past three years inside their homes and communities. more »
Posted by The IRC on September 19th, 2014
Take a look at our special feature based on a recent report that brings to light the voices of Syrian women and girls and the barriers they face. Experience a typical day through their eyes. more »
Posted by The IRC on September 19th, 2014
Syrian women and girls speak out about their daily struggle to survive. Our new video brings to the daily barriers they face. more »
Posted by The IRC on September 19th, 2014
Exploitation and harassment is a daily reality for Syrian women and girls. In our new report on Syrian women and girls, one in three Syrian refugee stated that they felt too scared or overwhelmed to leave their homes at all. more »
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Posted by The IRC on September 18th, 2014
A new report from the IRC gives voice to thousands of Syrian women and girls who demand that international rhetoric be turned into action in protecting their rights. more »

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