COVID-19 Special Section

COVID-19 has upended the lives of people globally. View our special section as WRC actively assesses the effects the novel coronavirus is having on refugee women, children, and youth.


Take Action

Submit your comment to keep a new proposed rule by the Trump administration from going into effect. If implemented, the rule would make it all but impossible for anyone to successfully seek asylum in the United States. Add your comment now!



Read WRC’s case study, which is the first to focus specifically on contraceptive service delivery and post-abortion care in Borno State in Northeast Nigeria.


WRC in the News

In ReliefWeb, WRC shares what we know about food insecurity across continents during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Advancing gender equality and promoting resilience across humanitarian response can transform the lives of refugee women, children, and youth.


Gender Equality

The Women's Refugee Commission advocates for gender equality across humanitarian response to ensure equal access and opportunity for all, increase dignity and well-being, and promote long-term self-reliance.

Resilience-Based Approaches

We advocate for approaches in humanitarian response that build the resilience of refugee women, children, and youth by strengthening and investing in their assets, skills, and capacities.

Measurement and Learning

Our system of internal accountability at WRC measures our successes and challenges in achieving our strategic priorities of gender equality and resilience-based approaches.