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New Ali Center Exhibit ‘Shines A Light’ On Refugee Women

“Suddenly they’re also collecting water, going out and collecting firewood, they’re taking on the responsibility of elderly parents,” said Dale Buscher, senior director for programs at the Women’s Refugee Commission. “The responsibility and the workload that women carry while they’re displaced just increases tremendously. And I think some of that continues, obviously with different activities when they enter a country of resettlement like the U.S.”