A scathing report on conditions at Hutto, by the Women's Commission for Refugee Women and Children and Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services, was issued in February. It asked for the immediate closure of the facility.
Friday, 24 May 2013 The WRC's Sexual and Reproductive Health team is en route to Malaysia, to present at the 2013 Women Deliver global conference!
Women Deliver is the largest global event of the decade to focus on the health and empowerment of girls and women. Read more here:
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Thursday, 23 May 2013 Share if you agree that the world needs uncommon women!
Then check out some of the amazing uncommon women (and men) working to protect the lives and promote the rights of refugee women and girls around the world!
Quote: From the recent commencement address at Mount Holyoke College, the world's first institute of higher education for women.
The Women's Refugee Commission was established in 1989 to address the particular needs of refugee and displaced women and children.
The Women's Refugee Commission is affiliated with and is legally part of the International Rescue Committee (IRC), a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, and does not receive direct financial support from the IRC.