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Meet one of the IRC's many humanitarian heroes

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Helping doctors in Somalia protect survivors of sexual assault

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Iraq: 'Be captured and killed — or risk dying of hunger' [COMMENTARY]

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Tackling misconceptions about breastfeeding that put babies' lives at risk

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Syrian Refugee Women Face Sexual Exploitation

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Syrian Refugee Women Face Sexual Exploitation
Date: 
August 1, 2014
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Associated Press
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The Syrian refugee woman huddled in the latest room she calls home, a peeling, run-down place outside a north Lebanese village. The mother of six doesn't know how she'll pay the rent. She's gotten by over the past year by taking a series of lovers who would pay for her housing.

Adolescent refugee girls in Tanzania at the forefront of change

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Investing in girls: The IRC at the Girls Summit

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Advocating change for women in Congo: Grassroots activists head to the United States

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Congo: Dr. Jill Biden visits women who are working for their own empowerment with the IRC’s support

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Creating visions, creating futures for girls

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