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On March 26, 2013 the International Rescue Committee presented a Briefing from the Field webcast with Aisha Bain, the IRC’s Women’s Protection & Empowerment Advocacy Officer for the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Knitting is one of many activities at the IRC’s women’s centers in Lebanon. At the centers women can share their experiences and work though emotional trauma together.
Far from the bright lights of Chicago where world leaders met to shape NATO's exit from Afghanistan, one of the war's victims, 12-year-old Aleema, sums up her life in three words: "It's the worst.
YIDA, South Sudan (AP) — An unexploded bomb sticks out of the earth. Foxholes have been dug by aid workers fearing more airstrikes from Sudan. Streams of hungry refugees are pouring in.
South Sudan is facing a humanitarian crisis with more than half its population threatened by food shortages because of its ongoing conflict with Sudan, the UN has warned.
Commentary: Rape and domestic violence are all too common for females who fled Nuba Mountains.
A new wave of refugees fleeing South Kordofan in the Republic of Sudan is crossing the border into South Sudan as violence in the embattled region escalates and a humanitarian crisis worsens.
Varian Fry at his office in Marseilles in the spring of 1941. "I felt obliged to help," he said of his daring rescue operation.
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